What are the generating factors and challenges faced by each city or locality? What are the belief systems, modes of reasoning and configurations of interests underlying planning in the Russian and Swedish contexts? What are the processes of citizen involvement? How are issues as gender equality, ethnic diversity and individual functional variation included and represented? What mechanisms ensure that such interests are carried over into the overall comprehensive plan?
Congratulations to Bo Peterson and Derek Hutcheson who have received funding from Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICLD). The project seeks to examine the processes of urban planning in Sweden and Russia, with a focus on the input, control and output legitimacy of that process. Read more about the project