publication . Journal . Other literature type . Article . 2019

Using Minecraft as a Geodesign Tool for Encouraging Public Participation in Urban Planning . GI_Forum|GI_Forum 2017, Volume 1 |

Ahmed Hanie Elmerghany; Gernot Paulus;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Feb 2019
  • Publisher: oeaw
  • Country: Austria
Abstract
Simulation of reality in computer games has recently been adopted for urban planning purposes. Minecraft™ is a computer game in which players use 1m³ blocks of various materials to construct buildings in an imaginary world. It has become popular recently as a geodesign tool for encouraging public participation in urban planning. As part of this research, a prototype model was developed based on the enhanced transformation of actual spatial datasets into a Minecraft virtual world. A Minecraft-based, collaborative geodesign participatory process was conducted in order to assess a geodesign proposal for a location within the study area in Austria. The research aims...
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free text keywords: 912,geodesign, minecraft, public participation, urban planning, 3D GIS, LiDAR,Geography, 912,geodesign, minecraft, public participation, urban planning, 3D GIS, LiDAR,Geographie, Urban planning, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Environmental planning, Public participation, Geodesign, Sociology
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