- What is spatial planning & what is meant by planning?
- What are the paradigmatic foundations of planning sciences, which impact do they have on planning research and practice?
- What distinguishes planning approaches from conceptions, models and theories in/of planning?
Beyond the Process – Finding common ground for a discussion on planning’s substantial foundation
The International Working Group aims to provide a platform for setting planning sciences on the move, through innovative debates about the challenges, barriers and necessities to rethink planning sciences, its origins and characteristics. A crucial challenge is to focus on those issues that are of direct relevance to spatial planning as scientific activity.