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  1. How can cities be more sustainable and just? This question has guided a process of synthesizing insights from previously funded research and innovation projects that deal with approaches tackling urban sustain...

    Authors: Flor Avelino, Frank van Steenbergen, Karlijn Schipper, Tamara Steger, Tom Henfrey, Ian M. Cook, Matthew Bach, Duncan Crowley, Panagiota Kotsila, Jakob Kramer and Franco Crudi
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2024 6:5
  2. Arts-based research offers an innovative approach to today’s social-ecological challenges. Many authors ascertain the transformative power of arts-based research lies in its ability to generate holistic and co...

    Authors: Maria Elizabeth Heines, Christina Breed, Kristine Engemann, Linette Knudsen, Lwandiso Colo, Sifiso Ngcobo and Maya Pasgaard
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2024 6:4
  3. Urban experiments intervene in selected sites to initiate transition processes. But how do the socio-spatial characteristics of these sites affect urban experiments and vice versa? We address this question by ...

    Authors: Anna Baatz, Franziska Ehnert and Kristin Reiß
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2024 6:3
  4. Over the past two decades, urban actors have sought to foster long-lasting change towards sustainability through reflexive governance. Related activities, including transition labs, arenas, experiments, and ro...

    Authors: Tessa de Geus, Julia M. Wittmayer and Giorgia Silvestri
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2024 6:2
  5. The field of transdisciplinary sustainability research has brought forward a number of approaches aimed at fostering sustainability transformations and generating knowledge through collaborative experimentatio...

    Authors: Philip Bernert, Darin Wahl, Henrik von Wehrden and Daniel J. Lang
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:12
  6. Increased extreme heat events draw attention to the potential of urban nature as a heat adaptation strategy for cities. This is reflected in multiple scientific perspective pieces, policy documents and science...

    Authors: Leslie Mabon, Ben Connor, Alice Moncaster, Catherine Pearce, Eleanor Pratt, Wan-Yu Shih, Meng-Chin Tsai, Jitka Vseteckova, Verina Waights and Ruth Wolstenholme
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:11
  7. Cities across the globe are striving to produce viable solutions to pressing urban sustainability and resilience problems. Despite aspirations, municipal governments often need additional support in terms of k...

    Authors: Liliana Caughman, Fletcher Beaudoin and Lauren Withycombe Keeler
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:10
  8. The bioeconomy is envisioned to play a decisive role in accelerating urban transformations towards greater sustainability and resilience. Integrating biological principles, such as metabolism, ecosystems and c...

    Authors: Christin Boldt and Daniela Thrän
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:7
  9. Recent large-scale societal disruptions, from the COVID-19 pandemic to intensifying wildfires and weather events, reveal the importance of transforming governance systems so they can address complex, transboun...

    Authors: Le Anh Nguyen Long, Rachel M. Krause, Gwen Arnold, Ryan Swanson and S. Mohsen Fatemi
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:9
  10. Some of the main urban issues we currently face include ageing populations, the impact of the built environment, and the treatment of urban ecosystems. Yet the dynamic relationships and synergies between these...

    Authors: Thomas Grey, Dimitra Xidous, Desmond O’Neill and Marcus Collier
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:8
  11. Despite a growing understanding of the importance of knowledge co-production for just and sustainable urban transformations, early career green infrastructure experts typically lack opportunities to practice t...

    Authors: Mathieu Feagan, Megan Fork, Geneva Gray, Maike Hamann, Jason K. Hawes, Elizabeth H. T. Hiroyasu and Brooke Wilkerson
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:6
  12. Transformative urban development is urgent to achieve future sustainable development and wellbeing. Transformation can benefit from shared and cumulative learning on strategies to guide urban development acros...

    Authors: Robert Webb, Tayanah O’Donnell, Kate Auty, Xuemei Bai, Guy Barnett, Robert Costanza, Jago Dodson, Peter Newman, Peter Newton, Eleanor Robson, Chris Ryan and Mark Stafford Smith
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:5
  13. Entrepreneurship has emerged as a key element for experimentation and niche innovation in sustainability transitions. Yet, its contributions beyond this initial stage and the multi-pronged role that entreprene...

    Authors: Christopher Luederitz, Linda Westman, Alexander Mercado, Aravind Kundurpi and Sarah Lynn Burch
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:3
  14. City governments and urban universities are well-positioned to play critical roles in advancing urban sustainability transformations. However, in partnering, cities and universities often focus efforts on disc...

    Authors: Lauren Withycombe Keeler, Fletcher Beaudoin, Abril Cid, Robert Cowley, Samantha Fahy, Amy Lerner, Caroline Moran and Diarmuid Torney
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:1
  15. South Africa’s major cities are periodically wracked by large-scale xenophobic violence directed at migrants and refugees from other countries. Informal sector businesses and their migrant owners and employees...

    Authors: Godfrey Tawodzera and Jonathan Crush
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2023 5:2
  16. This research focuses on the food, farming and health experiences of two secondary cities of Uganda (Mbale and Mbarara), comparing findings with studies of primary African cities. We draw from survey data, foc...

    Authors: Heather Mackay, Richard Tusabe and Frank Mugagga
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2022 4:16
  17. Regional economies are characterized by networks of interactions between individual elements and are thus quintessential complex systems. Analyzing the relatedness of various aspects of regional economies, suc...

    Authors: Keith Waters and Shade T. Shutters
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2022 4:15
  18. Urban populations globally are expected to increase by approximately 2.5 billion by 2050. Much of this growth is taking place in African cities, where about 40% of Africans live in urban areas with populations...

    Authors: Andrew Zimmer, Zack Guido, Julia Davies, Nupur Joshi, Allan Chilenga and Tom Evans
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2022 4:13
  19. The unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, and the unprecedented social and economic costs it has inflicted, provide an important opportunity to scrutinize the interplay between the resilience of small and medium-sized ...

    Authors: Sarah Burch, Jose DiBella, Arnim Wiek, Stefan Schaltegger, Wendy Stubbs, Megan Farrelly, Barry Ness and Kes McCormick
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2022 4:12
  20. As an indicator of a potential broader nutrition transition, the supermarketization of urban food systems in the Global South has become a growing area of research interest. While the rising dominance of super...

    Authors: Cameron McCordic, Bruce Frayne and Naomi Sunu
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2022 4:11
  21. The study of urban food security has evolved dramatically over the past few decades. This evolution has been punctuated, and catalyzed, by insights into the dynamic transformation of food systems in cities. Th...

    Authors: Bruce Frayne, Truzaar Dordi, Cameron McCordic, Naomi Sunu and Clare Williamson
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2022 4:9
  22. Urban living labs (ULLs) can be an important way to approach multi-stakeholder co-creation with regard to urban transitions and transformations. They have become a common type of co-creative experimentation, o...

    Authors: Jonas Bylund, Johannes Riegler and Caroline Wrangsten
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2022 4:8
  23. The contribution of the first generation of urban living labs (ULLs) to system-wide sustainability transformations is thus far less than expected. A possible explanation for this can be found in the focus of m...

    Authors: Christian Scholl, Joop de Kraker and Marc Dijk
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2022 4:7

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  24. Platform urbanism has emerged in recent years as an area of research into the ways in which digital platforms are increasingly central to the governance, economy, experience, and understanding of the city. In ...

    Authors: Federico Caprotti, I.-Chun Catherine Chang and Simon Joss
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2022 4:4
  25. The Urban Living Lab (ULL) approach has the potential to create enabling environments for social learning and to be a successful arena for innovative local collaboration in knowledge co-creation and experimen...

    Authors: Pia Laborgne, Epongue Ekille, Jochen Wendel, Andrea Pierce, Monika Heyder, Joanna Suchomska, Iulian Nichersu, Dragos Balaican, Krzysztof Ślebioda, Michał Wróblewski and Wojciech Goszczynski
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2021 3:11
  26. Platform-based services are rapidly transforming urban work, lives and spaces around the world. The rise of platforms dependent on largely expendable labour relations, with significant migrant involvement, mus...

    Authors: Natasha A. Webster and Qian Zhang
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2021 3:10
  27. Digitalisation is an increasingly important driver of urban development. The ‘New Urban Science’ is one particular approach to urban digitalisation that promises new ways of knowing and managing cities more ef...

    Authors: Andrew Karvonen, Vladimir Cvetkovic, Pawel Herman, Karl Johansson, Hedvig Kjellström, Marco Molinari and Mikael Skoglund
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2021 3:9
  28. There has been a call for more participatory processes to feed into urban planning for more resilient food systems. This paper describes a process of knowledge co-production for transforming towards an alterna...

    Authors: Laura Pereira, Scott Drimie, Olive Zgambo and Reinette Biggs
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2020 2:13
  29. This paper develops an integrated framework to study the socio-spatial and temporal dimensions of urban energy transitions to investigate the development and spread of solar energy technologies in urban China....

    Authors: Vanesa Castán Broto, Daphne Mah, Fangzhu Zhang, Ping Huang, Kevin Lo and Linda Westman
    Citation: Urban Transformations 2020 2:11

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