oa CSIR Science Scope - Urban growth modelling for enhanced service delivery : behavioural modelling
|Article Title||Urban growth modelling for enhanced service delivery : behavioural modelling|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Publication Date||Mar 2008|
|Pages||76 - 77|
Urban and regional planners are continuously seeking ways of enhancing the quality of life of inhabitants through improved spatial planning. The physical form of cities and settlements is the consequence of a myriad of interacting, dependent and independent decisions and actions of private individuals, entrepreneurs and public role-players, responding to external and internal stimuli. Any change to the system, both intended and unintended, can take many years to manifest, often with unforeseen consequences.
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