Directions for building prosperous knowledge cities

Knowledge-based (urban) development Making policies, plans and metrics for building prosperous knowledge cities meets a number of challenges. Challenges emerge from the intrinsic heterogeneity of the research field that has been coined as knowledge based (urban) development (KB(U)D). It is heterogeneous because of the multi-disciplinarity of the field, which is nicely reflected by the contributing […]

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Spaces of knowledge creation: tracing ‘knowing in action’ in jury-based decision-making processes in Switzerland

In this article we analyse how knowledge is generated in the design field of knowledge-based urban development (KBUD). Planners and urban designers, governments on various levels, or construction industry are dealing with complex urban realities in which places, discourses, but also specific spatio-temporal dynamics of economic, juridical and political systems come together. …

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