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Citizen’s right to the digital city: Urban interfaces, activism, and placemaking

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Queensland University of Technology ePrints Archive
Keywords
  • 080502 Mobile Technologies
  • 080504 Ubiquitous Computing
  • 080602 Computer-Human Interaction
  • 080709 Social And Community Informatics
  • 120199 Architecture Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 120302 Design Innovation
  • 120304 Digital And Interaction Design
  • 120507 Urban Analysis And Development
  • 120508 Urban Design
  • 120599 Urban And Regional Planning Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 129999 Built Environment And Design Not Elsewhere Classified
  • 140218 Urban And Regional Economics
  • 150307 Innovation And Technology Management
  • 160404 Urban And Regional Studies (Excl. Planning)
  • 160514 Urban Policy
  • 160810 Urban Sociology And Community Studies
  • 200102 Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Citizen
  • Urban Informatics
  • Urban Interaction Design
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Internet Of Things
  • Media Architecture
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Open Innovation
  • Participatory Design
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Abstract

Edited by thought leaders of the fields of urban informatics and urban interaction design, this book brings together case studies and examples from around the world to discuss the role that urban Interfaces, citizen action, and city making play in the quest to create and maintain not only secure and resilient, but productive, sustainable, and liveable urban environments. The book debates the impact of these trends on theory, policy, and practice. The chapters in this book are sourced from blind peer reviewed contributions by leading researchers working at the intersection of the social / cultural, technical / digital, and physical / spatial domains of urbanism scholarship. The book appeals not only to research colleagues and students, but also to a vast number of practitioners in the private and public sector interested in accessible accounts that clearly and rigorously analyse the affordances and possibilities of urban interfaces, mobile technology, and location-based services to engage people towards open, smart and participatory urban environments.

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