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Embracing Uncertainty Without Abandoning Planning: Exploring an Adaptive Planning Approach for Guiding Urban Transformations

Rauws, W., Apr-2017, In : DISP. 53, 1, p. 32-45 14 p.

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Rauws, W. (2017). Embracing Uncertainty Without Abandoning Planning: Exploring an Adaptive Planning Approach for Guiding Urban Transformations. DISP, 53(1), 32-45. https://doi.org/10.1080/02513625.2017.1316539

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Rauws, Ward. / Embracing Uncertainty Without Abandoning Planning : Exploring an Adaptive Planning Approach for Guiding Urban Transformations. In: DISP. 2017 ; Vol. 53, No. 1. pp. 32-45.

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Rauws, W 2017, 'Embracing Uncertainty Without Abandoning Planning: Exploring an Adaptive Planning Approach for Guiding Urban Transformations', DISP, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 32-45. https://doi.org/10.1080/02513625.2017.1316539

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Embracing Uncertainty Without Abandoning Planning : Exploring an Adaptive Planning Approach for Guiding Urban Transformations. / Rauws, Ward.

In: DISP, Vol. 53, No. 1, 04.2017, p. 32-45.

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Rauws W. Embracing Uncertainty Without Abandoning Planning: Exploring an Adaptive Planning Approach for Guiding Urban Transformations. DISP. 2017 Apr;53(1):32-45. https://doi.org/10.1080/02513625.2017.1316539


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