WIT Press


Interactive Model For Urban Management

Price

Free (open access)

Volume

39

Pages

11

Published

2000

Size

1,145 kb

Paper DOI

10.2495/URS000411

Copyright

WIT Press

Author(s)

A.I. Brack & J.M. Boggio Videla

Abstract

This paper proposes an Interactive Model for Urban Management (IMUM). By means of its implementation, the inhabitants organized at the municipal level interact in the decision making that affect the habitable spaces of their city - along with decision agents from the Municipal Government, Intermediate Institutions, investors, developers and real estate dealers. The IMUM is a participatory model that allows inhabitants and other mentioned agents to understand what is happening and to establish what should be happening in the living scenarios of their city - the latter standing as an organism of permanent evolution. Moreover, it institutionalises the responsible participation of all in the improvement of the quality of urban life and the public realm, heightening the inhabitants' hierarchy. The IMUM

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