oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Future planning patterns
|Article Title||Future planning patterns|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Dec 1958|
|Pages||483 - 488|
|Keyword(s)||Advancement in science and technology, Future planning patterns and Human needs|
The Author has dealt very ably with a complex subject - the problem of future planning in terms of human needs and the advancement in science and technology to meet these needs. In an age when the advancement in technology is so rapid and startling, the task of the planner is to attempt to forecast long-term trends and to superimpose plans of extreme flexibility capable of quick adaptation to new and unforeseen changes. The problem in so far as human society is concerned is one of challenge and response. The task of the planner is to assist society to adjust itself to every new change in an orderly way and at the right time.
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