Bridging the Gap: Children and Planners Co-Creating the Urban Space

Aim: The project will result in a state of the art and research application concerning the theme of how children can have more substantial impact on urban development.

It focuses on three questions: (a) what specific knowledge and experience contribute children to when participating in planning processes? (b) how can a dialogue between children and planners be etablished? and (c) how may digital tools be of use to facilitate the process?

The project intend to learn from cases in Gothenburg.

Partner organizations

  • University of Gothenburg (Academic, Sweden)
  • University of Gothenburg (Publisher, Sweden)
Start date 01/01/2014
End date The project is closed: 31/12/2017
​Aim: The project will result in a state of the art and research application concerning the theme of how children can have more substantial impact on urban development. It focuses on three questions: (a) what specific knowledge and experience contribute children to when participating in planning processes? (b) how can a dialogue between children and planners be etablished? and (c) how may digital tools be of use to facilitate the process? The project intend to learn from cases in Gothenburg.

Funded by

  • Formas (Public, Sweden)

Published: Thu 31 May 2018.