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Adaptive planning: Generating conditions for urban adaptability.Lessons from Dutch organic development strategies

Rauws, W. & de Roo, G., 1-Nov-2016, In : Environment and planning b-Planning & design. 43, 6, p. 1052-1074 23 p.

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Rauws, W., & de Roo, G. (2016). Adaptive planning: Generating conditions for urban adaptability.Lessons from Dutch organic development strategies. Environment and planning b-Planning & design, 43(6), 1052-1074. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265813516658886

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Rauws, Ward ; de Roo, Gert. / Adaptive planning : Generating conditions for urban adaptability.Lessons from Dutch organic development strategies. In: Environment and planning b-Planning & design. 2016 ; Vol. 43, No. 6. pp. 1052-1074.

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Rauws, W & de Roo, G 2016, 'Adaptive planning: Generating conditions for urban adaptability.Lessons from Dutch organic development strategies', Environment and planning b-Planning & design, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 1052-1074. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265813516658886

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Adaptive planning : Generating conditions for urban adaptability.Lessons from Dutch organic development strategies. / Rauws, Ward; de Roo, Gert.

In: Environment and planning b-Planning & design, Vol. 43, No. 6, 01.11.2016, p. 1052-1074.

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Rauws W, de Roo G. Adaptive planning: Generating conditions for urban adaptability.Lessons from Dutch organic development strategies. Environment and planning b-Planning & design. 2016 Nov 1;43(6):1052-1074. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265813516658886


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