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Interactive knowledge generation in urban green building transitions

Preller, Bérénice; Affolderbach, Julia; Schulz, Christian; Fastenrath, Sebastian; Braun, Boris

Authors

Bérénice Preller

Christian Schulz

Sebastian Fastenrath

Boris Braun

Abstract

Knowledge coproduction between practitioners and scientists offers promising opportunities for the emerging research field of the geography of sustainability transitions. Drawing on experiences from an international research project on urban green building transitions, this article explores the potentials and challenges of interactive and collaborative knowledge generation methods in understanding sustainability transitions. Our results show that ongoing engagement with local experts and practitioners through interactive World Café workshops and follow-up exchanges allows for a better understanding of the research context and knowledge exchange to all participants involved in the research process.

Publication Date Apr 3, 2017
Journal The professional geographer
Print ISSN 0033-0124
Electronic ISSN 1467-9272
Publisher Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 69
Issue 2
Pages 214-224
Institution Citation Preller, B., Affolderbach, J., Schulz, C., Fastenrath, S., & Braun, B. (2017). Interactive knowledge generation in urban green building transitions. Professional Geographer, 69(2), 214-224. https://doi.org/10.1080/00330124.2016.1208104
DOI https://doi.org/10.1080/00330124.2016.1208104
Keywords Sustainability transitions, Urban green building transitions, Knowledge exchange
Publisher URL http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00330124.2016.1208104
Additional Information Peer Review Statement: The publishing and review policy for this title is described in its Aims & Scope.; Aim & Scope: http://www.tandfonline....cope&journalCode=rtpg20

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