The Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Urban and Regional Planning

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Talvitie, Juha
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-16T09:02:42Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-16T09:02:42Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.isbn 951-22-6866-3 (electronic)
dc.identifier.issn 0783-8778 (electronic)
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/27634
dc.description.abstract This article examines the need and possibilities to develop urban and regional planning practices due to both the emergence of the information/knowledge/network society and especially the impact of the information and communication technology, ICT, on spatial change. The findings are based on the views represented in literature and on the opinions of Finnish urban and regional planners. Current spatial development trends are highlighted by the changing economic basis when knowledge and skilled people are becoming the most important factors in production, and by the new functional and organisational possibilities of activities. As a consequence the traditional ways of running businesses in industry, services and other organisations, as well activities in every day life, will change. Also the prerequisites of locations of different activities will have new determinants. These developments will have diversified spatial impact. Therefore ICT, as the main driving force of the development of the information society, should be taken into account in urban and regional planning as a new aspect. Planners should recognise this new need and challenge. The incorporation of the spatial impact of ICT into planning practices does not occur without purposeful actions by those who are responsible for practical planning and by those who regulate and support planning. There is a need for further information, knowledge and understanding about the spatial impact of ICT and about its consequences on urban and regional development. Planners need updated education and training as well as new planning methods and models based on new spatial and urban theories. Also planning legislation and governmental guidelines should include provisions for the impact of the development of the information society and ICT on planning. en
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dc.format.extent 37
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto University en
dc.publisher Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries Kiinteistöopin ja talousoikeuden julkaisuja en
dc.relation.ispartofseries B 106
dc.subject.other Communication en
dc.subject.other Geoinformatics en
dc.title The Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Urban and Regional Planning en
dc.type D4 Julkaistu kehittämis- tai tutkimusraportti tai -selvitys fi
dc.contributor.school Insinööritieteiden korkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Engineering en
dc.contributor.department Rakennetun ympäristön laitos fi
dc.contributor.department Department of Built Environment en
dc.subject.keyword information society en
dc.subject.keyword spatial change en
dc.subject.keyword new planning principles en
dc.subject.keyword planners en
dc.identifier.urn URN:ISBN:951-22-6866-3
dc.type.dcmitype text en


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