Horgan and Dimitrijévic (2019) - Frameworks for citizens participation in planning: From conversational to smart tools
Horgan, Donagh and Branka Dimitrijevic (2019): Frameworks for citizens participation in planning: From conversational to smart tools. In: Sustainable Cities and Societies, online: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2019.101550 .
The study compares three tools of participation in urban planning: Scotland’s "Place Standard" , "BREEAM-Communities" assessment tool and the "Smart City" technologies.
Comparative literature review
- Moscow is a world leader in facilitating urban development through its Smart City programme.
- The use of technology to sanction neo-liberal planning processes is of great concern.
- More research is required to better understand the impact of the renovation process for citizens.
- The limitations of tools to support citizen dialogue risk maintaining community resilience.