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Mapping the beach beneath the street: digital cartography for the playable city

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Mapping the beach beneath the street : digital cartography for the playable city. / Coulton, Paul; Huck, Jonathan; Gradinar, Adrian Ioan; Salinas, Lara.

Playable cities: the city as a digital playground. ed. / Anton Nijholt. Singapore : Springer-Verlag, 2016. p. 137-162 (Gaming Media and Social Effects).

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Harvard

Coulton, P, Huck, J, Gradinar, AI & Salinas, L 2016, Mapping the beach beneath the street: digital cartography for the playable city. in A Nijholt (ed.), Playable cities: the city as a digital playground. Gaming Media and Social Effects, Springer-Verlag, Singapore, pp. 137-162. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1962-3_7

APA

Coulton, P., Huck, J., Gradinar, A. I., & Salinas, L. (2016). Mapping the beach beneath the street: digital cartography for the playable city. In A. Nijholt (Ed.), Playable cities: the city as a digital playground (pp. 137-162). (Gaming Media and Social Effects). Springer-Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1962-3_7

Vancouver

Coulton P, Huck J, Gradinar AI, Salinas L. Mapping the beach beneath the street: digital cartography for the playable city. In Nijholt A, editor, Playable cities: the city as a digital playground. Singapore: Springer-Verlag. 2016. p. 137-162. (Gaming Media and Social Effects). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-1962-3_7

Author

Coulton, Paul ; Huck, Jonathan ; Gradinar, Adrian Ioan ; Salinas, Lara. / Mapping the beach beneath the street : digital cartography for the playable city. Playable cities: the city as a digital playground. editor / Anton Nijholt. Singapore : Springer-Verlag, 2016. pp. 137-162 (Gaming Media and Social Effects).

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