Making Space and Place for Knowledge Production: Knowledge Precinct Developments in Australia
Yigitcanlar, Tan A. & Martinez-Fernandez, M. Cristina (2007) Making Space and Place for Knowledge Production: Knowledge Precinct Developments in Australia. In 2007 State of Australian Cities Conference (SOAC 2007), 28-30 November 2007, Adelaide.
The economic and social importance of knowledge production is clear, and it is an emerging social phenomenon and research agenda in the urban planning discipline. The impact of what has been broadly labelled the knowledge economy has, however, been such that even in the absence of precise measurement it is the undoubted dynamo of today's global market and an essential part of any global city. Knowledge production, and where, how and by whom it is produced, is first of all an urban phenomenon poorly understood in an era of strong urbanisation. This paper focuses on urban knowledge precincts as the magnet infrastructure impacting knowledge production of cities. The paper discusses two important issues: knowledge based urban development within the paradigm of the knowledge economy; and knowledge precincts as an instrument to seed knowledge production in cities. The paper concludes with conditions for knowledge precincts as the incubators of knowledge production and innovation in Australia.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||knowledge economy, urban development , knowledge in cities|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200) > Urban and Regional Economics (140218)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Land Use and Environmental Planning (120504)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (160400) > Urban and Regional Studies (excl. Planning) (160404)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Tan A. Yigitcanlar and M. Cristina Martinez-Fernandez|
|Deposited On:||21 Aug 2008 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:34|
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