On this page we have compiled a resource list on experimental urban development. This list is quite extensive, but far from complete. If you have additions feel free to send them to us.
Design and experiments
BINDER, T., BRANDT, E., HORGEN, T. and ZACK, G., 1998. Staging Events of Collaborative Design and Learning, 1998, paper presented at the Concurrent Engineering Conference in Tokyo July 13-18 1998, pp. 369-378.
BINDER, T. and BRANDT, E., 2008. The Design:Lab as platform in participatory design research. CoDesign, 4(2), pp. 115-129.
BINDER, T., BRANDT, E., HALSE, J., FOVERSKOV, M., OLANDER, S. and YNDIGEGN, S., 2011. Living the (codesign) Lab.
BINDER, T., BRANDT, E., EHN, P. and HALSE, J., 2015. Democratic design experiments: between parliament and laboratory. CoDesign, 11(3-4), pp. 152-165.
BJÖRGVINSSON, E., EHN, P. and HILLGREN, P., 2010. Participatory design and “democratizing innovation”, Pro-ceedings of the 11th Biennial Participatory Design Conference, 29. november 2010, pp. 41-50.
EHN, P., 2008. Participation in design things, Proceedings of Participatory Design Conference (PDC) 2008.
HALSE, J., BRANDT, E., CLARK, B. and BINDER, T., 2010. Rehearsing the Future. Kbh.: The Danish Design School Press.
JØRGENSEN, U., LINDEGAARD, H. and SCHULTZ, T., 2011. Engaging Actors in Co-Designing Heterogeneous Innovations. Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Engineering Design: Impacting Society through Engineering Design. Design Processes Design Society. 2011, pp. 453-464.
KOSKINEN, I., ZIMMERMAN, J., BINDER, T., REDSTRÖM, J. and WENSVEEN, S., 2011. Design Research Through Practice – From the lab, field and showroom. USA: Elsevier.
MONTOLA, M., STENROS, J. and WAERN, A., 2009. Pervasive games : theory and design. Amsterdam ; London: Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann.
MUNTHE-KAAS, P., and HOFFMANN, B., 2016. Democratic design experiments in urban planning – navigational practices and compositionist design, CoDesign.
SANDERS, E.B.-. and STAPPERS, P.J., 2008. Co-creation and the new landscapes of design. CoDesign, 4(1), pp. 5-18.
Networks and assemblages
BLOK, A., 2011. War of the whales: Post-sovereign science and agonistic cosmopolitics in Japanese-Global whal¬ing assemblages. Science Technology and Human Values, 36(1), pp. 55-81.
BLOK, A., 2013. Urban green assemblages: An ANT view on sustainable city building projects. Science and Tech-nology Studies, 26(1), pp. 5-24.
FARÍAS, I. and BENDER, T.B.0., 2010. Urban Assemblages How Actor-Network Theory Changes Urban Studies. Abingdon: Routledge.
GRAHAM, S., 2001. Splintering urbanism : networked infrastructures, technological mobilities and the urban condition. London: Routledge.48
LATOUR, B., 1988. How to write “the prince” for machines as well as for machinations. In: B. ELLIOTT, ed, Technology and Social Change. Edinburgh University Press, pp. 20-43.
LATOUR, B., 2004. Why has critique run out of steam? From matters of fact to matters of concern. Critical Inquiry, 30(2), pp. 225-248.
MCFARLANE, C., 2011. Assemblage and critical urbanism. City, 15(2), pp. 204-224.
MOL, A., 1999. Ontological Politics: a Word and Some Questions. In: J. LAW and J. HASSARD, eds, Actor Network Theory and After. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 74-89.
STAR, S.L., 1999. The Ethnography of Infrastructure. American Behavioral Scientist, 43(3), pp. 377-391.
VENTURINI, T., 2010. Diving in magma: How to explore controversies with actor-network theory. Public Under-standing of Science, 19(3), pp. 258-273.
VIKKELSØ, S., 2007. Description as Intervention: Engagement and Resistance in Actor-Network Analyses. Science as Culture, 16(3), pp. 297-309.
Publics and participation
DISALVO, C., 2009. Design and the construction of publics. Design Issues, 25(1), pp. 48-63.
HEALEY, P., 2009. The pragmatic tradition in planning thought. Journal of Planning Education and Research, 28(3), pp. 277-292.
LATOUR, B. and WEIBEL, P., eds, 2005. Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
MOUFFE, C., 2007. Artistic actvism and agonistic spaces. Art & research, 1(2).
MUNTHE-KAAS, P., 2015. Agonism and co-design of urban spaces. Urban Research & Practice, 8(2), pp. 218-237.
PLØGER, J., 2004. Strife: Urban planning and agonism. Planning Theory, 3(1), pp. 71-92.
Urban governance
BAUMAN, Z., 2003. City of Fears, City of Hopes. London: Goldsmith’s College.
BRYSON, J.M., CROSBY, B.C. and BRYSON, J.K., 2009. Understanding strategic planning and the formulation and implementation of strategic plans as a way of knowing: The contributions of actor-network theory. International Public Management Journal, 12(2), pp. 172-207.
JACOBS, J., 1961. The death and life of great American cities. Random house.
LEFEBVRE, H., 1972. The urban revolution. University of Minnesota press.
EVANS, J., KARVONEN, A., RAVEN, ROB., 2016. The experimental city. Routledge.
FORESTER, J., 2013. On the theory and practice of critical pragmatism: Deliberative practice and creative negotiations. Planning theory, 12(1), pp. 5-5-22.
HARVEY, D., 1989. From Managerialism to Entrepreneurialism: The Transformation in Urban Governance in Late Capitalism. Geografiska Annaler. Series B. Human Geography, 71(1), pp. 17.
HARVEY, D., 2008. The right to the city. New Left Review 53, pp. 23–40.
HILLIER, J., 2008. Interplanary Travel: spatial planning at the frontier of lines and plane(s). Alnarp Lecture 2. New¬castle University.
LISSANDRELLO, E. and GRIN, J., 2011. Reflexive planning as design and work: Lessons from the Port of Amsterdam. Planning Theory and Practice, 12(2), pp. 223-248.
MUNTHE-KAAS, P., 2015. Infrastructuring Public Sector Innovation: Challenging Municipal Work Practices in Copenhagen. European Planning Studies, 23(8), pp. 1588-1608.
SCHÖN, D.A., 1983. The reflective practitioner : how professionals think in action. New York: Basic Books.
SEHESTED, K., 2009. Urban planners as network managers and metagovernors. Planning Theory and Practice, 10(2), pp. 245-263.
SØRENSEN, E. and TORFING, J., 2010. Working paper: Innovation in the Public Sector: An Analytical Framework”.
The creative and innovative city
BASON, C., 2010. Leading public sector innovation: co-creating for a better society. Bristol: Policy Press.
FLORIDA, R., 2002. The rise of the creative class: and how it’s transforming work, leisure, community and every-day life. New York: Basic Books.
HEALEY, P., 2004. Creativity and urban governance. Policy Studies, 25(2), pp. 87-102.
LANDRY, C., 2008. The creative city: a toolkit for urban innovators. UK: Comedia.
LUND HANSEN, A., ANDERSEN, H.T. and CLARK, E., 2001. Creative Copenhagen: Globalization, Urban Governance and Social Change. European Planning Studies, 9(7), pp. 851-869.
NAMBISAN, S., 2008. Transforming Government Through Collaborative Innovation. Washington, DC: Harvard Kennedy School of Government. 37(3).
TURNER, F., 2009. Burning Man at Google: a cultural infrastructure for new media production. New Media & Society, 11(1-2), pp. 73-94.
Temporary urbanism
BISHOP, P. and WILLIAMS, L., 2012, The temporary city. Routledge.
OVERMEYER, K., ed, 2007. Urban Pioneers: Temporary Use and Urban Development in Berlin. Berlin: Jovis.
COPENHAGEN TOGETHER, 2009. A Metropolis for People. Copenhagen: City of Copenhagen.
COPENHAGEN TOGETHER, 2013. Urban Life Accounts – Trends in Copenhagen’s urban life 2012. Copenhagen: The Technical and Environmental Administration.
UN, 2010. World Urbanization Prospects: The 2009 Revision. New York: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs.
VRANKEN, J., 2010. Social Challenges of Cities of Tomorrow. Issue paper commissioned by the European Commission (Directorate General for Regional Policy).