An introduction to socially responsible planning and urban design

The way we form our urban areas, the spaces they create and the values they embody, have a profound effect on the quality of people’s lives. Urban designer Jenny Donovan draws on the work of Abraham Maslow to present a model for socially responsible planning and urban design. The framework can assist existing planning strategies used to mitigate various forms of social disadvantage. 

note summary
  1. Introduction
  2. Theory of human needs
  3. The problem
  4. Model of socially responsible planning and urban design
  5. Simple techniques
  6. Conclusion