Publication: Just In Time Planning: New York + Houston

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Service Areas: 
Planning & Urban Design
Author(s): 
Michael Kwartler
Citation: 
Architectural Design, Nov/Dec 2005
Publication Date: 
2005

Michael Kwartler counters the rigid determinism of urban planning policy with a just-in-time approach. He describes a new planing, design and regulatory model that harnesses information technologies and emerging planning and design decision support (PDDS), which 'learn' from experience and provide the means to be self-organising and adjusting, responding rather than anticipating or even trying to direct change.