Building prosperous knowledge cities : policies, plans and metrics
Yigitcanlar, Tan, Metaxiotis, Kostas, & Carrillo, Francisco Javier (Eds.) (2012) Building prosperous knowledge cities : policies, plans and metrics. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham.
This unique book reveals the procedural aspects of knowledge-based urban planning, development and assessment. Concentrating on major knowledge city building processes, and providing state-of-the-art experiences and perspectives, this important compendium explores innovative models, approaches and lessons learnt from a number of key case studies across the world.
Many cities worldwide, in order to brand themselves as knowledge cities, have undergone major transformations in the 21st century. This book provides a thorough understanding of these transformations and the key issues in building prosperous knowledge cities by focusing particularly on the policy-making, planning process and performance assessment aspects. The contributors reveal theoretical and conceptual foundations of knowledge cities and their development approach of knowledge-based urban development. They present best-practice examples from a number of key case studies across the globe.
This important book provides readers with a thorough understanding of the key issues in planning and developing prosperous knowledge cities of the knowledge economy era, which will prove invaluable to national, state/regional and city governments’ planning and development departments. Academics, postgraduate and undergraduate students of regional and urban studies will also find this path-breaking book an intriguing read.
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|Keywords:||knowledge cities, knowledge-based development, knowledge-based urban development|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING (120500) > Urban Analysis and Development (120507)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty|
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
|Deposited On:||19 Jul 2012 13:37|
|Last Modified:||23 Jul 2012 10:24|
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