The journal Sustainability has recently published an academic article by three Visions & Pathways 2040 researchers.
The paper reflects on the project’s two visioning workshops, held in Sydney and Melbourne in 2014. Using the concept of ‘frames’ to explore participants’ approaches, the article suggests that the designers and facilitators of visioning exercises need to be attentive to framing processes, potential framing contests, and related social processes during a visioning exercise.
You can read the article here.
Cite the article as: McGrail, S.; Gaziulusoy, A.I.; Twomey, P. Framing Processes in the Envisioning of Low-Carbon, Resilient Cities: Results from Two Visioning Exercises. Sustainability 2015, 7, 8649-8683.
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