Urban Living Labs: Experimenting with City Futures

Urban Living Labs: Experimenting with City Futures

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ISBN-13: 9781351862677
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/03/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 264
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Simon Marvin is Director of the Urban Institute and Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield, UK

Harriet Bulkeley is Professor of Geography at Durham University, UK.

Lindsay Mai is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Geography at Durham University, UK.

Kes McCormick is an Associate Professor and Assistant Head at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) at Lund University, Sweden.

Yuliya Voytenko Palgan is an Assistant Professor at Lund University, Sweden.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Design of ULL

  3. Urban Living Labs: Catalysing Low Carbon and Sustainable Cities in Europe? Yuliya Voytenko Palgan, Kes McCormick and James Evans
  4. Putting urban experiments into context: Integrating Urban Living Labs and city-regional priorities. Mike Hodson, James Evans and Gabriele Schliwa
  5. Urban living labs for the smart grid: Experimentation, governmentality, and urban energy transitions Anthony M. Levenda
  6. Smart City Construction: towards an analytical framework for urban living labs
  7. Practices of ULL

  8. Intermediation and learning in Stellenbosch’s Urban Living Lab Megan Davies and Mark Swilling
  9. Bringing Urban Living Labs to Communities: Enabling processes of transformation Janice Astbury and Harriet Bulkeley
  10. HomeLabs: Domestic living laboratories under conditions of austerity Anna Davies
  11. Urban living labs, ’smart’ innovation and the realities of every day access to energy Vanesa Castán Broto
  12. Processes of ULL

  13. 15-years and still living: The Basel Pilot Region laboratory and Switzerland’s pursuit of a 2000-Watt Society Gregory Trencher, Achim Geissler, Yasuhiro Yamanaka
  14. Agency, space, and partnerships: Exploring key dimensions of Urban Living Labs in Vancouver, Canada Sarah Burch, Alex Graham and Carrie Mitchell
  15. Placing sustainability in communities: emerging urban living labs in China Qianqing Mai
  16. The importance of place for urban transition experiments: Understanding the embeddedness of urban living labs Frank van Steenbergen and Niki Frantzeskaki 
  17. Conclusion 


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