Participatory scenario building: A tool for city planners

Riitta Molarius, Nina Wessberg, Jaana Keränen

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    Today there exist big trends towards urbanization and the cities. This phenomena creates a need for consciousness and understanding what kind of chances do these mega trends involve city administration, construct and the maintenance of the buildings and infrastructure as well as land use. The strong immigration inside the countries from country side into the cities together with the immigration inside Europe as whole increase the population in cities and diversifies culture.This workbook supports city decision makers to understand and foresight the forthcoming changes including opportunities and threats. In addition, the tool creates opportunities to influence the favourable city development and to build a vivid, vital and secure environment to all citizens.This workbook is prepared as a part of the EU_HARMONISE project (A Holistic Approach to Resilience and Systematic Actions to Make Large-Scale Built Infrastructure Secure).
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEspoo
    PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
    Number of pages46
    ISBN (Electronic)978-951-38-8420-8
    Publication statusPublished - 2016
    MoE publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

    Publication series

    SeriesVTT Technology


    • scenarios
    • resilient city
    • participatory work
    • foresight


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