Planning for knowledge-based urban development : global perspectives
Yigitcanlar, Tan (2009) Planning for knowledge-based urban development : global perspectives. Journal of Knowledge Management, 13(5), pp. 228-242.
Purpose: The purpose of this article is to investigate the engineering of creative urban regions through knowledge-based urban development. In recent years city administrators realised the importance of engineering and orchestrating knowledge city formation through visioning and planning for economic, socio-cultural and physical development. For that purpose a new development paradigm of ‘‘knowledge-based urban development’’ is formed, and quickly finds implementation ground in many parts of the globe.-----
Design/methodology/approach: The paper reviews the literature and examines global best practice experiences in order to determine how cities are engineering their creative urban regions so as to establish a base for knowledge city formation.-----
Findings: The paper sheds light on the different development approaches for creative urban regions, and concludes with recommendations for urban administrations planning for knowledge-based development of creative urban regions.-----
Originality/value: The paper provides invaluable insights and discussion on the vital role of planning for knowledge-based urban development of creative urban regions.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Knowledge-based Urban Development, Austin, Knowledge Cities, Creative Urban Regions, Barcelona, Helsinki, Melbourne, Singapore, Knowledge Management|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Urban Analysis and Development (120507)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Urban Development
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
|Deposited On:||26 Jan 2010 22:09|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:55|
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