Interview Patsy Healey

“Puzzling towards people-oriented planning”


Patsy Healey is one of the most prominent, productive and highly praised planning academics of our time. During her career, the connection between practice theory and normative perspectives on planning has been a central concern. As professor emeritus at Newcastle University, she recently became involved in a rural development planning practice in the North of England, a typical example of trending towards ‘people oriented planning’ in practice. Rooilijn spoke with Patsy Healey during her recent visit to Amsterdam, a city that has a special place in her academic work.


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