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A Case Study on Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
Series: Urban Studies

284 | Urban Planning Donnelly, Jack: Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice, Cornell University Press (2013). Goodale, Mark and Sally Engle Merry (eds.): The Practice of Human Rights; Tracking Law Between the Global and the Local, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, (2007). Mutua, Makau: Human Rights: A Political and Cultural Critique, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Press (2002). Wilson, Richard (ed.): Human Rights, Culture & Contest; Anthropological Perspectives, London: Pluto Press (1997). Eva Brems Urban Planning DEF: ‘Urban planning’ (the

334 + URBAN PLANNING* + Urban planning tries to achieve urban ergonomics. ERGONOMICS IS INTERESTING BE- CAUSE OF ITS AMBITION TO LINK USER DEMANDS WITH MACHINE LOGIC. In its origins, ergonomics was only concerned with increasing machine output. The interests of this science have evolved and now include parameters relating to the well-being and enjoyment of users. This study applies the ambitions of ergo- nomics to the practice of urban planning by exploring concepts and techniques that allow a response to new life- styles through the creation of competitive and

Design, Complexity, Discipline, Landscape Design, Sustainability Urban planning is a professional and administrative discipline concerned with the laws and policies that organize the develop- ment of the built environment. Generally the domain of govern- ments and municipalities, it is involved with the design and Arida, A. 2002. Quantum city. Oxford, United Kingdom: Architectural Press. Hasic, T., ed. forthcoming 2008. New urbanism and beyond. New York: Rizzoli. Koolhaas, R., and B. Mau. 1995. S, M, L, XL. New York: Monacelli Press. LeGates, R., and F. Stout, eds