"Navigation, participation and visual exploration methods allow far-reaching insights into a planning debate and facilitate the submissions of constructive contributions"
"modeling the built environment and being able to interact within it over the Web represents a paradigm shift for the planning and design process that may fundamentally change the way in which planners communicate ideas and developments to the public."
"The process of involving the public makes the results more relevant to the population’s needs. In fact, participation provides local knowledge and thus makes the planner decisions more appropriate to local specificities"
"the ability of individuals and social groups to map out, in a true geographic sense, their vision for the future is a key prerequisite for informed and sustainable planning"