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Urban Futures: Planning for City Foresight and City Visions

Timothy J. Dixon and Mark Tewdwr-Jones


In these uncertain times of continuing climate change impact and the recent global pandemic, it is now more important than ever that we look long-term and provide the right tools for people to decide what sort of future they want for their cities across the world. ‘Urban futures’ thinking is based on the notion that we need a practical and formal framework to imagine what our cities could and should be like to live, work and play in, in the long term; how they will operate; what infrastructure is needed; and how governance systems will be required to help shape them and ensure their resilience ... More

Keywords: Cities, Foresight, Planning, Visions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781447330936
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2022 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447330936.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Timothy J. Dixon, author
University of Reading

Mark Tewdwr-Jones, author
University College London