Recommendations and Strategic Directions for Knowledge Precinct Place Making

  • Tan YigitcanlarEmail author
  • Tommi Inkinen


There are numerous key challenges to construct successful knowledge precincts, which make knowledge precinct development a risky business. At the same time, in a highly globalised and competitive world it is critical to invest on knowledge and innovation activities that are mainly housed by knowledge precincts. The chapter proposes invaluable recommendations and strategic directions in the areas of context, space and place, companies, and users particularly for a specific knowledge precinct of Brisbane city from Australia—i.e., Dutton Park Knowledge Precinct. However, the mentioned directions and recommendations are also useful for other city knowledge precincts that are aiming to establish prosperous and sustainable knowledge and innovation spaces.


Knowledge-based urban development Knowledge city Smart city Sustainable urban development Knowledge and innovation spaces Knowledge precinct Innovation district Place making 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Queensland University of TechnologyBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Centre for Maritime Studies, Brahea CentreUniversity of TurkuTurkuFinland

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