Planning spatial development on the scale of a megapolitan area initiates a search for a consensus amongst all its subjects with regard to their complex vision of the development of the territory, the intensity of its use, and possible changes in the balance of its functions. Successful development of this plan is impossible without the integration of multiple factors and the analysis of all possible metrics, as well as the involvement of all interested parties.
? How have the largest global agglomerations formulated their master plans?
? Looking at the best examples of planning at this scale, what principles should lie at the basis of a successful master plan?
? How can an agglomeration's master plan act as a single image of the future of the territory for all subjects of its development?
? What tools for reaching agreements and institutional protection when developing a masterplan exist?