Streets for People: Engaging Children in Placemaking Through a Socio-technical Process

  title={Streets for People: Engaging Children in Placemaking Through a Socio-technical Process},
  author={Sean Peacock and Robert Anderson and Clara Crivellaro},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
In this paper, we present a socio-technical process designed to engage children in an ongoing urban design project-Streets for People-in Newcastle, UK. We translated urban design proposals developed by residents and the local authority to enable children to contribute ideas to the project. Our process comprised three stages: situated explorations and evidence gathering through digitally supported neighbourhood walks; issue mapping and peer-to-peer discussions using an online engagement platform… 

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