The island of Montreal is a mosaic of urban expressions. It is what makes its charm, but also its fragility. How can we reconcile the imperatives of land-use planning and development with major issues such as attractiveness, cultural diversity and quality of life? Cognizant of the value of urban landscapes, local and regional governments are seeking new approaches to land-use planning.
In the wake of international debates on the future of cities, this book provides a framework and a recognized management approach. This book provides ample food for thoughts for elected officials, design professionals, project managers, urban planners, economic stakeholders, associations and citizens groups.