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L'Agence d'urbanisme de Lyon : avant-garde et creuset d'expertise pour une politique urbaine stratégique

Abstract : Four organisms in charge of urban studies and the conception of spatial planning have succeeded one other in the urban area of Lyon since the early sixties: the Urbanism Workshop of the City of Lyon, the Urbanism Workshop of the Urban Community of Lyon, the Urbanism Agency of the Urban Community of Lyon and last the Urbanism Agency for the Development of the Agglomeration of Lyon, which is still in operation. Each of them contributes towards the development of the metropolis, by introducing new approaches in elaboration and the running of urban policies at the local level. At the time of the elaboration of the SDAU (structure plan at the agglomeration level) and the POS (legally binding local land use plan) during the years of economic growth, the first two organisms constitute the penetration and spreading points for modern conceptions of planning, which are conveyed by the State services to the local actors, but also for interests and the point of view the local economical actors defend against State orientations. The Agencies are asserting themselves afterwards as centre of methodological innovation and creation of new forms of expertise. They work on strategic planning and territorial development, and also to enable the Urban Community of Lyon to define and lead an ambitious urban policy on the agglomeration territory.
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Rachel Linossier, Florence Menez. L'Agence d'urbanisme de Lyon : avant-garde et creuset d'expertise pour une politique urbaine stratégique. Territoire en mouvement.Revue de Géographie et d'Aménagement, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille, 2007, 2, pp.57-71. ⟨10.4000/tem.649⟩. ⟨halshs-00380633⟩



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