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Participatory Planning Processes: Chances for New Knowledge in Urban Politics?

  • Peter Moser
  • Ragnhild Skogheim
  • Knut Strömberg
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Abstract

Three distinct frameworks of participatory planning processes in three different European cities are being analysed: Oslo/Norway, Göteborg/Sweden, and Vienna/Austria. The ease of access of knowledge to the process was the decisive criterion defining each frame. Apart from the lessons that the involved actors have learned from each individual case the text also tries to present conclusions drawn from a comparative analysis. The look at the three cases from the outside offers additional insights which usually remain out of focus: the generation and organisation of urban knowledge under differently structured planning processes, its’ determining constraints, and the traceability of the impact of urban knowledge on the planning process.

Keywords

Planning Process Urban Development High Rise Building Participatory Process Planning Authority 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Moser
    • 1
  • Ragnhild Skogheim
    • 2
  • Knut Strömberg
    • 3
  1. 1.SRZ Urban and Regional Research ViennaViennaAustria
  2. 2.Department of Socioeconomic and Territorial StudiesNIBR Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional ResearchOsloNorway
  3. 3.Department of ArchitectureUrban Design and Development at Chalmers University of TechnologyGothenburgSweden

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