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citizen engagement urban transformation

Smart cities, smart citizens. But smart projects?

‘Citizen engagement requires good communication – but good communication alone is not citizen engagement’. Alec Walker-Love, Europe-based communications specialist with a background in urban mobility, reflects on a practitioner research report on citizen engagement and urban transformation.

Topic: Opinion

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Public design to transform civic engagement

Alli Magidsohn, creative strategist, interviews Ray Boyle, co-founder of Our City, a start-up non-profit based in Oakland, California that works with public art and design to transform civic engagement and empower citizens to improve their communities.

Topic: Practice

sustainability second nature

Making sustainability Second Nature

Nicola Saltman and Kimberly Crawford, Sustainable Communities, Waverley Council, discuss social research, behaviour change theory and innovative engagement approaches to inspire positive environmental action in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.

Topic: Case Studies, Practice

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