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- n. the conscious design of towns and cities
- n. the science of such design
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- n. the branch of architecture dealing with the design and organization of urban space and activities
- n. determining and drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of a community
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The planner Alexander Garvin, author of The American City, a comprehensive overview of city planning in the postwar period, begins his book with the following disclaimer: “One thing most people share . . . is disillusionment with urban planning as a way of fixing the American city.”
It's going to be fine, people had a lot of warning, said Lisa Schweitzer, a professor of urban planning at the University of Southern California.