Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Using the Internet and Digital Technology to Enhance Community Participation in Planning Processes
by Schadler, Chris, M.C.P., University of Cincinnati, 2004, 61; 10857202
Abstract (Summary)

The internet and digital technology are revolutionary mediums by which planning processes can better facilitate citizen participation. Never before has there been such a medium able to deliver media-rich planning information and tools directly into the homes of citizens at every hour of the day. This thesis explores a range of planning processes from traditional citizen participation techniques to the future of digital interaction between planner and citizen. The goal of this thesis project is to create a working internet-based planning support system that enhances citizen participation. It is posited that digital visualization techniques and information design play a necessary role in citizen comprehension of and interaction with planning tools and information.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Stanilov, Kiril
School: University of Cincinnati
Department: Design, Architecture, Art and Planning : Community Planning
School Location: United States -- Ohio
Source: MAI 57/06M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Architecture
Keywords: Community, Digital, Internet, Participation, Planning, Technology
Publication Number: 10857202
ISBN: 978-0-438-02307-9
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