Urban Planning and Knowledge Problems | Sustainable Cities Collective

Yesterday a friend of mine sent me this article written by a city planner talking about the death of planning expertise. The article talks specifically about the rise of “community participation” and how it has undermined the modern planning process.

Source: sustainablecitiescollective.com

Is this good or bad – "planning  experts" created places like this in the picture  and  the people flocked in and to buy them – mortgaging their lives for 25 or more years to own them?

Who was wrong – the experts, the people or both ?

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