Prof. Matthew Carmona

The Bartlett School of Planning, UCL

Title: Democratic Public Space

Description:

Round table discussion: Democratic Public Space

Introduction
Matthew Carmona: The broader picture of challenges to democratic public space
Heidi Bergsli: How the Demosspace project addresses these challenges

Paper 1 Public space in an age of austerity
Matthew Carmona, Bettina Lamm, Anne Tjetjen, Katharina Nylund

Paper 2 Towards a framework for assessing democratic qualities of public space design: The case of Superkilen, Denmark
Anne Tjetjen, Bettina Lamm, Peter Parker, Beata Sirowy

Paper 3 Pedestrian paths as an index and strategy for urban integration
Peter Parker, Heidi Bergsli, Inger Marie Lid, Matthew Carmona, Bettina Lamm

Paper 4 Social sustainability dilemmas in urban development - effects on public space
Hege Hofstad

Final discussion
Moderator: Don Mitchell

Participants:

  1. Dr. Peter Parker, Senior lecturer, Dep. Of Urban Studies, Malm University College, Sweden
  2. Dr. Katarina Nylund, Professor, Dep. Of Urban Studies, Malm University College, Sweden
  3. Dr. Anne Tjeten, Associate Professor, Section for Landscape Architecture and Planning, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen     Denmark
  4. Dr. Bettina Lamm, Associate Professor, Section for Landscape Architecture and Planning, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  5. Melissa Murphy, Researcher, Dep. of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning, Norwegian University of Life sciences, Norway
  6. Dr. Beata Sirowy, Researcher, Dep. of Landscape Architecture and Spatial Planning, Norwegian University of Life sciences, Norway
  7. Dr. Heidi Bergsli, Researcher, Norwegian Institute of Urban and regional research, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway
  8. Dr. Inger Marie Lid, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway
  9. Dr. Don Mitchell, Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden
  10. Dr. Hege Hofstad, Norwegian institute of urban and regional research, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences