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Self-organisation and spatial planning: an editorial introduction

Town Planning Review (2016), 87, (3), 241–251.

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BATTY, M. and LONGLEY, P. (1994), Fractal Cities: A Geometry of Form and Function, San Diego, CA and London, Academic Press. Fractal Cities: A Geometry of Form and Function Google Scholar

BONABEAU, E., THERAULAZ, G., DENEUBOURG, J. L., ARON, S. and CAMAZINE, S. (1997), ‘Self-organization in social insects’, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 12, 188–93. Self-organization in social insects Trends in Ecology & Evolution 12 188 93 Google Scholar

BOONSTRA, B. (2015), Planning Strategies in an Age of Active Citizenship: A Post-Structuralist Agenda for Self-Organizations in Spatial Planning, Groningen, InPlanning. Planning Strategies in an Age of Active Citizenship: A Post-Structuralist Agenda for Self-Organizations in Spatial Planning Google Scholar

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CAMAZINE, S. (2003), Self-Organization in Biological Systems, Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press. Self-Organization in Biological Systems Google Scholar

CASTELLS, M. (2010), The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture – Volume 1 – The Rise of Network Society (2nd edition), Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell. The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture Volume 1 – The Rise of Network Society Google Scholar

COHEN, M. P. (2011), Cities in Times of Crisis: The Response of Local Governments in Light of the Global Economic Crisis: The Role of the Formation of Human Capital, Urban Innovation and Strategic Planning (IURD Working Paper Series), Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California at Berkeley, http://escholarship.org/uc/item/3432p4rb. Google Scholar

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DE ROO, G. and SILVA, E. A. (2010), A Planner’s Encounter with Complexity, Farnham, Ashgate. A Planner’s Encounter with Complexity Google Scholar

DE ROO, G., HILLIER, J. and VAN WEZEMAEL, J. (eds) (2012), Complexity and Planning: Systems, Assemblages and Simulations, Farnham, Ashgate. Complexity and Planning: Systems, Assemblages and Simulations Google Scholar

FLYVBJERG, B., BRUZELIUS, N. and ROTHENGATTER, W. (2003), Megaprojects and Risk: An Anatomy of Ambition, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Megaprojects and Risk: An Anatomy of Ambition Google Scholar

FUCHS, C. (2003), ‘Structuration theory and self-organization’, Systemic Practice and Action Research, 16, 133–67. Structuration theory and self-organization Systemic Practice and Action Research 16 133 67 Google Scholar

GETLING, A. V. (1998), Rayleigh–Bénard Convection: Structures and Dynamics, Singapore, World Scientific. Rayleigh–Bénard Convection: Structures and Dynamics Google Scholar

HAKEN, H. (1983), Synergetics: An Introduction, Berlin, Springer-Verlag. Synergetics: An Introduction Google Scholar

HEYLIGHEN, F. (2008), ‘Complexity and self-organization’, in M. J. Bates and M. N. Maack (eds), Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences (3rd edition), London, Taylor & Francis, 1215–24. Complexity and self-organization Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences 1215 24 Google Scholar

HOLLING, C. S. (2001), ‘Understanding the complexity of economic, ecological, and social systems’, Ecosystems, 4, 390–405. Understanding the complexity of economic, ecological, and social systems Ecosystems 4 390 405 Google Scholar

KOSCHMIEDER, E. L. (1993), Bénard Cells and Taylor Vortices, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Bénard Cells and Taylor Vortices Google Scholar

KRUGMAN, P. R. (1996), ‘What economists can learn from evolutionary theorists’, (transcript of speech given to the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy, Rome), http://web.mit.edu/krugman/www/evolute.html. Google Scholar

LUHMANN, N. (1982), ‘The world society as social system’, International Journal of General Systems, 8, 131–38. The world society as social system International Journal of General Systems 8 131 38 Google Scholar

MORONI, S. (2015), ‘Complexity and the inherent limits of explanation and prediction: urban codes for self-organising cities’, Planning Theory, 14, 248–67. Complexity and the inherent limits of explanation and prediction: urban codes for self-organising cities Planning Theory 14 248 67 Google Scholar

NICOLIS, G. and PRIGOGINE, I. (1977), Self-Organization in Non-Equilibrium Systems, New York, Wiley. Self-Organization in Non-Equilibrium Systems Google Scholar

PORTUGALI, J. (2000), Self-Organization and the City, Heidelberg, Springer. Self-Organization and the City Google Scholar

PORTUGALI, J. (2011), Complexity, Cognition and the City, Heidelberg, Springer. Complexity, Cognition and the City Google Scholar

PRIEMUS, H. (2010), ‘Mega-projects: dealing with pitfalls’, European Planning Studies, 18, 1023–39. Mega-projects: dealing with pitfalls European Planning Studies 18 1023 1039 Google Scholar

RAUWS, W. S. (2014), ‘AESOP’s thematic groups – part 2: complexity & planning’, disP, 50, 128–29. AESOP’s thematic groups – part 2: complexity & planning disP 50 128 29 Google Scholar

RITTEL, H. (1972), ‘On the planning crisis: systems analysis of the first and second generation’, Bedriftsøkonomen, 8, 390–96. On the planning crisis: systems analysis of the first and second generation Bedriftsøkonomen 8 390 96 Google Scholar

SANFREY, P. (2010), South-eastern Europe: Lessons from the Global Economic Crisis (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Working Paper No. 113), http://www.ebrd.com/downloads/research/economics/workingpapers/wp0113.pdf. Google Scholar

SMITH, A. (1937), An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [1776], Edwin Cannan (ed.), New York, Random House. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations Google Scholar

TORRENS, P.M. (2012), ‘Building mega-models for megacities’, in G. de Roo, J. Hillier and J. van Wezemael (eds), Complexity and Planning: Systems, Assemblages and Simulations, Farnham, Ashgate, 409–26. Building mega-models for megacities Complexity and Planning: Systems, Assemblages and Simulations 409 26 Google Scholar

VARELA, F., MATURANA, H. and URIBE, R. (1974), ‘Autopoiesis: the organization of living systems, its characterization and a model’, Biosystems, 5,187–96. Autopoiesis: the organization of living systems, its characterization and a model Biosystems 5 187 96 Google Scholar

ZHANG, S., DE ROO, G. and VAN DIJK, T. (2015), ‘Urban land changes as the interaction between self-organization and institutions’, Planning Practice and Research, 30, 160–78. Urban land changes as the interaction between self-organization and institutions Planning Practice and Research 30 160 78 Google Scholar

ALLEN, P. M. (1997), Models of Complexity – Volume 1 – Environmental Problems and Social Dynamics Cities and Regions as Self-Organizing Systems, Amsterdam, Gordon & Breach Science. Models of Complexity – Volume 1 – Environmental Problems and Social Dynamics Cities and Regions as Self-Organizing Systems Google Scholar

ARNER, D. (2009), ‘The global credit crisis of 2008: causes and consequences’, International Lawyer, 43, 91–136. The global credit crisis of 2008: causes and consequences International Lawyer 43 91 136 Google Scholar

ASHBY, W. (1947), ‘Principles of the self-organizing dynamic system’, Journal of General Psychology, 37, 125–28. Principles of the self-organizing dynamic system Journal of General Psychology, 37 125 28 Google Scholar

BAK, P. (1999), How Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organized Criticality, New York, Springer-Verlag Telos. How Nature Works: The Science of Self-Organized Criticality Google Scholar

BATTY, M. (2005), Cities and Complexity: Understanding Cities with Cellular Automata, Agent-Based Models, and Fractals, Cambridge, MA, MIT Press. Cities and Complexity: Understanding Cities with Cellular Automata, Agent-Based Models, and Fractals Google Scholar

BATTY, M. and LONGLEY, P. (1994), Fractal Cities: A Geometry of Form and Function, San Diego, CA and London, Academic Press. Fractal Cities: A Geometry of Form and Function Google Scholar

BONABEAU, E., THERAULAZ, G., DENEUBOURG, J. L., ARON, S. and CAMAZINE, S. (1997), ‘Self-organization in social insects’, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 12, 188–93. Self-organization in social insects Trends in Ecology & Evolution 12 188 93 Google Scholar

BOONSTRA, B. (2015), Planning Strategies in an Age of Active Citizenship: A Post-Structuralist Agenda for Self-Organizations in Spatial Planning, Groningen, InPlanning. Planning Strategies in an Age of Active Citizenship: A Post-Structuralist Agenda for Self-Organizations in Spatial Planning Google Scholar

BOONSTRA, B. and BOELENS, L. (2011), ‘Self-organization in urban development: towards a new perspective on spatial planning’, Urban Research & Practice, 4, 99–122. Self-organization in urban development: towards a new perspective on spatial planning Urban Research & Practice 4 99 122 Google Scholar

BYRNE, D. (2003), ‘Complexity theory and planning theory: a necessary encounter’, Planning Theory, 2,171–78. Complexity theory and planning theory: a necessary encounter Planning Theory 2 171 78 Google Scholar

CAMAZINE, S. (2003), Self-Organization in Biological Systems, Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press. Self-Organization in Biological Systems Google Scholar

CASTELLS, M. (2010), The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture – Volume 1 – The Rise of Network Society (2nd edition), Chichester, Wiley-Blackwell. The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture Volume 1 – The Rise of Network Society Google Scholar

COHEN, M. P. (2011), Cities in Times of Crisis: The Response of Local Governments in Light of the Global Economic Crisis: The Role of the Formation of Human Capital, Urban Innovation and Strategic Planning (IURD Working Paper Series), Institute of Urban and Regional Development, University of California at Berkeley, http://escholarship.org/uc/item/3432p4rb. Google Scholar

DE ROO, G. (2010), ‘Planning and complexity: an introduction’, in G. de Roo and E. A. Silva (eds), A Planner’s Encounter with Complexity, Farnham, Ashgate, 1–18. Planning and complexity: an introduction A Planner’s Encounter with Complexity 1 18 Google Scholar

DE ROO, G. (2016), ‘Self-organization and spatial planning: foundations, challenges, constraints and consequences’, in G. De Roo and L. Boelens (eds), Spatial Planning in a Complex Unpredictable World of Change, Groningen, InPlanning. Self-organization and spatial planning: foundations, challenges, constraints and consequences Spatial Planning in a Complex Unpredictable World of Change Google Scholar

DE ROO, G. and SILVA, E. A. (2010), A Planner’s Encounter with Complexity, Farnham, Ashgate. A Planner’s Encounter with Complexity Google Scholar

DE ROO, G., HILLIER, J. and VAN WEZEMAEL, J. (eds) (2012), Complexity and Planning: Systems, Assemblages and Simulations, Farnham, Ashgate. Complexity and Planning: Systems, Assemblages and Simulations Google Scholar

FLYVBJERG, B., BRUZELIUS, N. and ROTHENGATTER, W. (2003), Megaprojects and Risk: An Anatomy of Ambition, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Megaprojects and Risk: An Anatomy of Ambition Google Scholar

FUCHS, C. (2003), ‘Structuration theory and self-organization’, Systemic Practice and Action Research, 16, 133–67. Structuration theory and self-organization Systemic Practice and Action Research 16 133 67 Google Scholar

GETLING, A. V. (1998), Rayleigh–Bénard Convection: Structures and Dynamics, Singapore, World Scientific. Rayleigh–Bénard Convection: Structures and Dynamics Google Scholar

HAKEN, H. (1983), Synergetics: An Introduction, Berlin, Springer-Verlag. Synergetics: An Introduction Google Scholar

HEYLIGHEN, F. (2008), ‘Complexity and self-organization’, in M. J. Bates and M. N. Maack (eds), Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences (3rd edition), London, Taylor & Francis, 1215–24. Complexity and self-organization Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences 1215 24 Google Scholar

HOLLING, C. S. (2001), ‘Understanding the complexity of economic, ecological, and social systems’, Ecosystems, 4, 390–405. Understanding the complexity of economic, ecological, and social systems Ecosystems 4 390 405 Google Scholar

KOSCHMIEDER, E. L. (1993), Bénard Cells and Taylor Vortices, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Bénard Cells and Taylor Vortices Google Scholar

KRUGMAN, P. R. (1996), ‘What economists can learn from evolutionary theorists’, (transcript of speech given to the European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy, Rome), http://web.mit.edu/krugman/www/evolute.html. Google Scholar

LUHMANN, N. (1982), ‘The world society as social system’, International Journal of General Systems, 8, 131–38. The world society as social system International Journal of General Systems 8 131 38 Google Scholar

MORONI, S. (2015), ‘Complexity and the inherent limits of explanation and prediction: urban codes for self-organising cities’, Planning Theory, 14, 248–67. Complexity and the inherent limits of explanation and prediction: urban codes for self-organising cities Planning Theory 14 248 67 Google Scholar

NICOLIS, G. and PRIGOGINE, I. (1977), Self-Organization in Non-Equilibrium Systems, New York, Wiley. Self-Organization in Non-Equilibrium Systems Google Scholar

PORTUGALI, J. (2000), Self-Organization and the City, Heidelberg, Springer. Self-Organization and the City Google Scholar

PORTUGALI, J. (2011), Complexity, Cognition and the City, Heidelberg, Springer. Complexity, Cognition and the City Google Scholar

PRIEMUS, H. (2010), ‘Mega-projects: dealing with pitfalls’, European Planning Studies, 18, 1023–39. Mega-projects: dealing with pitfalls European Planning Studies 18 1023 1039 Google Scholar

RAUWS, W. S. (2014), ‘AESOP’s thematic groups – part 2: complexity & planning’, disP, 50, 128–29. AESOP’s thematic groups – part 2: complexity & planning disP 50 128 29 Google Scholar

RITTEL, H. (1972), ‘On the planning crisis: systems analysis of the first and second generation’, Bedriftsøkonomen, 8, 390–96. On the planning crisis: systems analysis of the first and second generation Bedriftsøkonomen 8 390 96 Google Scholar

SANFREY, P. (2010), South-eastern Europe: Lessons from the Global Economic Crisis (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Working Paper No. 113), http://www.ebrd.com/downloads/research/economics/workingpapers/wp0113.pdf. Google Scholar

SMITH, A. (1937), An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [1776], Edwin Cannan (ed.), New York, Random House. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations Google Scholar

TORRENS, P.M. (2012), ‘Building mega-models for megacities’, in G. de Roo, J. Hillier and J. van Wezemael (eds), Complexity and Planning: Systems, Assemblages and Simulations, Farnham, Ashgate, 409–26. Building mega-models for megacities Complexity and Planning: Systems, Assemblages and Simulations 409 26 Google Scholar

VARELA, F., MATURANA, H. and URIBE, R. (1974), ‘Autopoiesis: the organization of living systems, its characterization and a model’, Biosystems, 5,187–96. Autopoiesis: the organization of living systems, its characterization and a model Biosystems 5 187 96 Google Scholar

ZHANG, S., DE ROO, G. and VAN DIJK, T. (2015), ‘Urban land changes as the interaction between self-organization and institutions’, Planning Practice and Research, 30, 160–78. Urban land changes as the interaction between self-organization and institutions Planning Practice and Research 30 160 78 Google Scholar

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