Future Cities: Three New Comment Pieces

Three of our team have contributed interrelated thought pieces on the future of our cities to the ‘Politics of an Urban Age’ collection in Palgrave Communications.

Federico Caprotti proposes that human needs should be brought back to the centre of thinking and planning for the urban future.  You can read it here.

Simon Joss argues for a reinvigoration of both institutional frameworks and public debate in ‘smart’ urban development.  Read here.

Rob Cowley suggests that contemporary tendencies in urban governance downplay our ability to solve social and environmental problems. Read here.

All three articles are available on open access.

Caprotti, F. (2018). Future cities: Moving from technical to human needsPalgrave Communications, 4, article number 35. DOI: 10.1057/s41599-018-0089-5

Joss, S. (2018).  Future cities: Asserting public governancePalgrave Communications, 4, article number 36. DOI: 10.1057/s41599-018-0087-7

Cowley, R. (2018). Future cities: Renarrating human agencyPalgrave Communications, 4, article number 41. DOI: 10.1057/s41599-018-0103-y



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