publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Politicising participation

Calderon, Camilo;
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  • Published: 01 May 2013
  • Country: Sweden
The involvement of local communities in public space planning and design processes is widely promoted as an essential element of landscape architecture and urban design practice. Despite this, there has been little theorisation of this topic within these fields. Furthermore, the implementation of ideals and principles commonly found in theory are far from becoming mainstream practice, indicating a significant gap between the theory and practice of participation. This thesis aims to contribute to the development of theories of participation in the planning and design of public spaces. It steps away from the prevailing normative and procedural approach to theory d...
free text keywords: Architectural Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalisation Studies)
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