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Sustainable urban systems: Co-design and framing for transformation

Webb, Robert; Bai, Xuemei; Stafford Smith, Mark; Costanza, Robert; Griggs, David; Moglia, Magnus; Neuman, Michael; Newman, Peter; Newton, Peter; Norman, Barbara; Ryan, Chris; Schandl, Heinz; Steffen, Will; Tapper, Nigel; Thomson, Giles


Rapid urbanisation generates risks and opportunities for sustainable development. Urban policy and decision makers are challenged by the complexity of cities as social–ecological–technical systems. Consequently there is an increasing need for collaborative knowledge development that supports a whole-of-system view, and transformational change at multiple scales. Such holistic urban approaches are rare in practice. A co-design process involving researchers, practitioners and other...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment
DOI: 10.1007/s13280-017-0934-6
Access Rights: Open Access


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