A participatory model for the regeneration of Australian cities : the case of Geelong

Elkadi, HA ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7482-1037 2020, 'A participatory model for the regeneration of Australian cities : the case of Geelong' , Global Journal of Engineering Sciences, 4 (4) , pp. 2-8.

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Abstract

Urban regeneration projects have become a key focus of attention in cities globally. The case study of Geelong City, Australia, illustrates the challenges of maintaining the viability and relevance of the city while shifting from its historical industrial character. The Vision II urban regeneration project aimed to revive Geelong city centre. The project adopted the process of crowd sourcing where both individual and organisation sectors collaborated aiming to achieve a better quality of life. The project consisted of several crucial elements including partnership working, project governance, participatory workshops, scenario creation, community engagement and a transparent flow of this information to the community at large. This paper aims to expose the process used for this project as a valuable contribution to future urban regeneration development activity. The process involved different types of citizen’s involvement aiming to create a powerful partnership between the different stakeholders. The conclusion identifies the main strengths in the process that can be later implemented in other urban regeneration projects.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Urban Processes, Resilient Infrastructures & Sustainable Environments
Journal or Publication Title: Global Journal of Engineering Sciences
Publisher: Iris Publishers
ISSN: 2641-2039
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Funders: Victoria State Government, Australia
Depositing User: Professor Hisham Elkadi
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2020 16:11
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2020 16:15
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/56707

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