My research seeks to analyse the motivations and plans of multiple intentional actors endowed with limited capabilities, imperfect foresight and distributed authority in urban settings. My focus has been on the relationships between stated intentions, unstated goals, continually changing situations and how planning by various government and non-government actors ought to, and do account for these interdependencies. Lately, I have been studying these issues in the context of local energy planning.
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PLAN 057: What is a Good City? (First Year Seminar)