Strategic spatial planning in Berlin Brandenburg: a requiem for balanced development?

Michael Murray, William Neill

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This practice review examines Berlin–Brandenburg's new strategic spatial planning framework and considers, in particular, whether balanced development in this context is now simply a neo-liberal fig leaf and mantra acting as policy cover for more pragmatic accommodations in harsh times. The article concludes that such a judgement would be too harsh with the concept continuing to mould creative engagement by decision-makers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-121
Number of pages15
JournalPlanning Practice and Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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