The second part of the conference interprets the urban experience from the point of view of the user, reflects on their needs, throws light on their perceptions and evaluates various aspects of the urban experience past and present. It also includes a number of chapters which deal with the evaluation of urban interventions and policies and discuss methodologies for increasing understanding of the forces at work in reshaping cities. The authors cite examples and case studies from Bulgaria, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, Turkey, the United States, and the United Kingdom.