#UrbanFarming: a little rooftop space goes a long way. @donnelly_b

“I'd suggest looking for a both/and solution. It's not about whether residents OR planners should direct the activities in specific communities. It's about how different forms of expertise (technical, lived experience, etc.) can come together to support people in making decisions that lead to improved quality of life for the full range of residents” June 28th, 2014 by CynthiaSParker “I have had 50 years experience as a civil/structural engineer and IT practitioner, working for governments, consultants and contractors in fields drven by the planning process. In earlier days, planning authorities had quite substantial engineering, infrastructure and planning departments. These would either directly produce developmental plans, or would work with consultants to produce the same. ...” June 28th, 2014 by JimTheGeordie

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