Strategies of Community Engagement: Tactical Urbanism

Since the decade-old GFC, tactical urbanism has filled a vacuum left by massive declines in investment in urban regeneration by private and government stakeholders. Mark Dean weighs up recent literature, and shows how, as strategies of community engagement, tactical urbanism can enhance an engaged citizenry. Tactical urbanism: Raising knowledge and awareness of urban environmental and […]

Mark Dean

Mark Dean

12 months ago

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Citizen Engagement with the Changing City

In an era of increasing urbanization, twenty-first century city-building exacerbates divisions. Urbanite societies are plagued by poverty and social exclusion – not to mention the insidious corporatization that surrounds the embrace of the Smart City. So how does the future city include all citizens, not just the wealthy elite?

Sally Hussey

Sally Hussey

1 year ago

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‘Seeing more than you think’: a ‘data walk’ in the smart city

Smart cities are all about citizen inclusion. But just how data-aware are city-users and makers? Researchers at the Centre for Big Open Linked Data look at the social issues of ubiquitous urban digitization.

Professor Liesbet van Zoonen

Professor Liesbet van Zoonen

Dr Fadi Hirzalla

Dr Fadi Hirzalla

Jiska Engelbert

Dr Jiska Engelbert

Linda Zuijderwijk

Linda Zuijderwijk

Luuk Schokker

Luuk Schokker 

2 years ago

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