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  • Design Practice for Blue Green Infrastructure in the Context of Urban Resilience

Sun, Qian, Makepeace, John, Qian, Nicolas and de Leon, Nick, 2018, Conference or Workshop, Design Practice for Blue Green Infrastructure in the Context of Urban Resilience at 11th International Forum on Urbanism (IFoU) Congress 2018, Reframing Urban Resilience Implementation: Aligning Sustainability and Resilience, Barcelona, 10-12 Dec 2018.

Abstract or Description:

This paper presents four projects where design practice is applied to address the challenges of engaging communities in the maintenance of Blue-Green Infrastructure (BGI). The design projects were initiated by the Royal College of Art in partnership with Enfield council, UK. The aim was to develop service propositions that encourage shared ownership of Broomfield Park between local communities and the council. These projects demonstrate the relevance of design practice in developing urban resilience through BGI. When considering BGI as a ‘wicked problem’, design practice demonstrations its potential in fundamentally transforming the traditional way in which public services are designed and implemented.

Official URL: https://sciforum.net/paper/view/conference/5979
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies
Creative Arts and Design > W900 Others in Creative Arts and Design
School or Centre: School of Design
Funders: Interreg Europe programme
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/IFOU2018-05979
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2019 14:46
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2019 14:46
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/3732

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