From the Publisher
Sir Peter Hall, Bartlett Professor of Planning, University College London
Charles Landry is one of the very few people with the experience and imagination to address the fundamental problems that confront cities today... gives this book a unique authority
Tim Campbell, Head of the Urban Partnership, The World Bank
'Immensely rewarding. A veritable cascade of stimulating ideas for anyone practically involved in making their city work.'
Ketso Gordhan, CEO, City of Johannesburg
Finally, someone who has figured out how to make culture a vital part of the modern city
Marc Pachter, senior strategy advisor to the secretary of the Smithsonian, Washington, DC
a stimulating text with numerous case studies
Aslib Book Guide, Vol. 65, No 10
For all those involved in urban planning, professionally or academically, this is essential reading.
SPEL (SCOTTISH PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAW), No 83, Feb 2001
exhorting decision makers makers to think afresh, become holistic, take risks, innovate, emulate and evaluate provides a toolkit '
URBAN POLICY RESEARCH, March 2001