How Do Planning Work?

2575 Words Jun 11th, 2015 11 Pages
Does Planning work? Choose one plan and consider the ways in which it has either ameliorated or exacerbated to social and/or physical environment.
This essay will discuss Urban Planning and its relation to a specific plan. The plan that will be discussed is the 2011, “Nowra CBD Master Plan”. The essay will also aim to address the question “Does Planning Work?” through the discussion of relevant examples and leading factors in the role of planning.
Often said that planners draw plans and once one has been done then another will take its place without much regard for what has preceded it. Plan-making indeed is often seen as a futile practice, making projections into a future which no-one can ever know in a situation where much of for example, how a city works is well outside the control of the planner or government.
In contrast, others would argue that the history of planning in Australia has shown the incredible utility of planning with cities such as Melbourne, Canberra and new master planned suburbs testimony to its value.

This plan is about GROWING the city of the Shoalhaven through the expansion of its key town which is Nowra
WHAT ARE THE PLANS AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF THIS PLAN
WHAT STANDPOINT ECOLOGICAL? OR MARXIST?
THIS PLAN IS MAJORLY ECONOMICALLY
RAPID POPULATION GROWTH
A History of Planning in Australia
PROVE that I understand the major theoretical frameworks which inform western planning
One historical and one contemporary example of amelioration or exacerbation…
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