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Participatory citizens and hybrid cities: imagining green spaces in Manchester's Northern Quarter

Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Poster

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Publication date25/09/2014
Original languageEnglish
EventThe UrbanIXD Symposium - Telecom Italia Future Centre, Venice, Italy
Duration: 25/09/201426/09/2014

Symposium

SymposiumThe UrbanIXD Symposium
CountryItaly
CityVenice
Period25/09/1426/09/14

Abstract

This paper presents an innovative community project through the notion of research through design. With Manchester as our hybrid city backdrop, we look
specifically at community greening groups in the Northern Quarter (NQ). Thirty-four participants attended 12 conversations that asked: how do you respond to a greening challenge with the digital communication and technology you carry with you? Through the use of IDEO and D:School’s Empathy Map we reveal conversational themes that will inform a design challenge.

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Taylor, R. & Stead, M. (2014) Participatory Citizens & Hybrid Cities: Imagining Green Spaces in Manchester's Northern Quarter. The UrbanIXD Symposium. Poster & Abstract.