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Positive visions for guiding urban transformations toward sustainable futures

McPhearson, Timon; Iwaniec, David M.; Bai, Xuemei


Much of the discourse around urban and global futures tends to be dystopian with visions of environmental and societal collapse, and business as usual forecasts that challenge planning and policymaking for more optimistic urban futures. More recently, research and practice demonstrate the role of positives visions that allow exploration of alternative and desirable futures in developing positive plans and delivering desirable outcomes for cities. We review the role of positive visioning and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability
DOI: 10.1016/j.cosust.2017.04.004


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