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Human Smart Cities : Rethinking the Interplay Between Design and Planning (Hardcover)

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Within the most recent discussion on smart cities and the way this vision is affecting urban changes and dynamics, this book explores the interplay between planning and design both at the level of the design and planning domains’ theories and practices.Urban transformation is widely recognized as a complex phenomenon, rich in uncertainty. It is the unpredictable consequence of complex interplay between urban forces (both top-down or bottom-up), urban resources (spatial, social, economic and infrastructural as well as political or cognitive) and transformation opportunities (endogenous or exogenous).The recent attention to Urban Living Lab and Human Smart City initiatives is disclosing a promising bridge between the micro-scale environments and dynamics of such forces and resources and the urban governance mechanisms. This bridge is represented by those urban collaborative environments, where processes of smart service co-design take place through dialogic interaction with and among citizens within a situated and cultural-specific frame.
Genre: Political Science, Architecture, Science
Series Title: Urban and Landscape Perspectives
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: July 27, 2016
TCIN: 51644960
UPC: 9783319330228
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-4294
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