research product . Other ORP type . 2021

Data: Getting deep into things: Deep mapping in an ''uncharted' territory

Humphris. I (University of Groningen);
  • Published: 01 Jan 2021
  • Publisher: DataverseNL
Abstract
Areas in cities typically denoted as 'Vacant and Derelict Land', are frequently presented in policy documents as absent of meaning and awaiting development. However, visits to many of these sites offer evidence of abundant citizen activity occurring outside of planning policy. Dog walkers, DIY skatepark builders, pigeon fanciers and reminiscing former factory workers, for example, can all be found inscribing their own narratives, in palimpsest like fashion, upon these landscapes. This spatio-temporally bound and layered mix of contested meanings extends beyond representational capacity offered by traditional cartographic methods as employed in policy decision ma...
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free text keywords: Arts and Humanities, Communities, Community action, DIY urbanism, Edgelands, Guerilla urbanism, Social Sciences, Tactical urbanism, Urban areas, Urban renewal, Urban spaces, Vacant land, Humanities, Social Sciences
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