Encounters with a future past: navigating the shifting urban atmospheres of place

Adams, David and Smith, Myles and Larkham, Peter J. and Abidin, Jannah (2019) Encounters with a future past: navigating the shifting urban atmospheres of place. Journal of Urban Design. ISSN 13574809 (ISSN)

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Abstract

There has been recent concern about the destabilizing influence of individuals' everyday encounters with managed atmospheres. This paper draws on autoethnographic data, information relating to the physical fabric, and narratives from stakeholders involved with the design and management of the Eastside area of Birmingham, UK, to demonstrate how urban atmospheres are also shaped by shifting temporal dynamics, the area's historical, cultural and regulatory context, and the prior experiences individuals can bring to spaces undergoing regeneration. The paper concludes by suggesting that this analysis has much to offer to designers, educators and stakeholders involved with improving the design and management of place.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Journal of Urban Design on 29th March 2019 available online: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13574809.2019.1592668?scroll=top&needAccess=true
Subjects: K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
Divisions: Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment > School of Engineering and the Built Environment > Resilient Environments
REF UoA Output Collections > REF2021 UoA13: Architecture, Built Environment and Planning
Depositing User: Peter Larkham
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2019 10:12
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2019 10:16
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/7365

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