Making space and place for knowledge communities : lessons for Australian practice

Yigitcanlar, Tan & Dur, Fatih (2013) Making space and place for knowledge communities : lessons for Australian practice. Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, 19(1), pp. 36-63.

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This paper aims to shed light on the planning and development processes of the knowledge-based urban development phenomenon, with respect to the construction of knowledge community precincts. We undertake policy and best practice analyses to learn from the planning and development processes of internationally renowned knowledge community precincts—from Copenhagen, Eindhoven and Singapore. In the light of this, we scrutinise major Australian knowledge community precinct initiatives—from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane—to better understand the dynamics of national practices, and benchmark them against the international best practice cases. The paper concludes with a discussion on the study findings and successfully establishing space and place for both knowledge economy and society in Australian cities.

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ID Code: 61305
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Knowledge economy, knowledge society, knowledge-based urban development, knowledge community precinct
ISSN: 1324-0935
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 > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 Regional Science Association * Australian and New Zealand Section
Deposited On: 12 Jul 2013 04:00
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2013 20:40

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