New Approaches, Methods, and Tools in Urban E-Planning

New Approaches, Methods, and Tools in Urban E-Planning

Carlos Nunes Silva (University of Lisbon, Portugal)
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Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 407
ISBN13: 9781522559993|ISBN10: 152255999X|EISBN13: 9781522560005|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5999-3


Recent advances in information and communication technologies have enhanced the standards of metropolitan planning and development. With the increase in mobile communication, this will help to deliver innovative new services and apps in the field of urban e-planning.

New Approaches, Methods, and Tools in Urban E-Planning is a key resource for the latest academic research on recent innovations in urban e-planning, citizen e-participation, the use of social media, and new forms of data collection and idea generation for urban planning. Presenting broad coverage among a variety of pertinent views and themes such as ethnography, e-consultation, and civic engagement, this book is ideally designed for planners, policymakers, researchers, and graduate students interested in how recent technological advancements are enhancing the traditional practices in e-planning.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Civic Engagement
  • Collaborative Mapping
  • E-Participation
  • E-Planning Theory
  • Ethnography
  • Public Policy
  • Smart Cities
  • Sustainability
  • Urban E-Planning Pedagogy

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Carlos Nunes Silva, PhD, Professor Auxiliar at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal, holds a degree in Geography (University of Coimbra), a post-graduation in European Studies (University of Coimbra - Faculty of Law), a Master degree in Human Geography: Regional and Local Planning (University of Lisbon), and a PhD in Geography: Regional and Local Planning (University of Lisbon). His research interests focus mainly on urban and metropolitan governance, the history and theory of urban planning, urban planning in Africa, urban e-planning, urban planning ethics, local government policies, local e-government, and research methods. His publications include Governing Urban Africa, Local Government and Urban Governance in Europe (co-edited); Urban Planning in North Africa; Urban Planning in Lusophone African Countries; Emerging Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Urban E-Planning; Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: Colonial and Postcolonial Planning Cultures; Fiscal Austerity and Innovation in Local Governance in Europe (co-edited); Citizen e-Participation in Urban Governance: Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Creativity; Online Research Methods in Urban and Planning Studies: Design and Outcomes; Handbook of Research on E-Planning: ICT for Urban Development and Monitoring; Portugal: Sistema de Govern Local; and Política Urbana em Lisboa, 1926-1974. He is the Chair of the International Geographical Union Commission on ‘Geography of Governance’ (2016-2020), and the founding editor-in-chief of the International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR).