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Novelty of Artistic Forms in Contemporary Lithuanian Architecture

Kuzmickas, B. Tradition and Innovation from the Point of View of Modernity and Postmodernity. Logos , Vol. 67, 2011, p. 6–15. Kuzmickas B. Tradition and Innovation from the Point of View of Modernity and Postmodernity Logos 67 2011 6 15 Leach, N. Digital Morphogenesis. Architectural Design , Vol. 79, Issue 1, 2009, p. 32–37. Leach N. Digital Morphogenesis Architectural Design 79 1 2009 32 37 The Deleuze dictionary [A. Parr ed.]. Edinburg

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Barriers for Use of Wood in Architecture: The Latvian Case

, No. 4, 1954, pp. 380–417. 12. Ridder, H. G., Yin, R. K. Case Study Research. Design and Methods. Zeitschrift Für Personalforschung , Vol. 26, No. 1, 2012, pp. 93–96. 13. Mahapatra, K., Gustavsson, L., Hemström, K. , Multi-storey wood-frame buildings in Germany, Sweden and the UK. Construction Innovation, Vol. 12, Issue 1, 2012, pp. 62–85.

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Disentangling the nexus of global intermediaries: the case of bus rapid transit

the transfer literature, within geography, transfer theorists are criticized though for being overly focused on the involvement of outside actors, creating typologies of their various roles rather than analyzing the power relations between importing and exporting actors (for lengthier critique of policy transfer see McCann 2011 ; Peck 2011 ). In diffusion studies, the concept of intermediaries emerges within the nomenclature of ‘change agents’ ( Hagerstrand 1952 : 3) as the arbiters of whether or not to adopt an innovation. Intermediaries are said to aid

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The Smart City of Medellín, its achievements and potential risks

objectives of all introduced policies and tools. Technological and social innovations have been important means for achieving this goal, means which have contributed significantly to the city’s renown. A clear vision for developing a Smart City was developed in 2014 ( Amar Flórez 2016 : 7). The strategic themes of the Smart City programme include citizen participation, open government (accessibility of data and public information), social innovation (by participation and self-governance) and sustainability (economic, social and environmental). Importantly, open and easy

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Measuring citizen participation in urban regeneration: a reflection on the construction of the participation index for the Bip/Zip programme in Lisbon

Politics Henderson G.L. Waterstone M. Geographic Thought: A Praxis Perspective Routledge, New York 72–91 Granovetter, M. (1974) Getting a Job: A study of Contacts and Careers Harvard University Press, Cambridge. Granovetter M. 1974 Getting a Job: A study of Contacts and Careers Harvard University Press Cambridge Häikiö, L. (2012) From innovation to convention: legitimate citizen participation in local governance Local Government Studies, 38(4), 415–435. DOI: 10.1080/03003930.2012.698241. 10.1080/03003930.2012.698241 Häikiö L. 2012

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City-region governance in transitional contexts: the case of the BRICS

? , Representations, 37, 1–26. 10.1525/rep.1992.37.1.99p0090f Chakrabarty D. 1992 Postcoloniality and the Artifice of History: Who Speaks for ‘Indian’ Pasts? Representations 37 1 26 Colton, T. (1995) Moscow: Governing the Socialist Metropolis The Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press, London, England & Cambridge, Massachusetts. Colton T. 1995 Moscow: Governing the Socialist Metropolis The Belknap Press of the Harvard University Press London, England & Cambridge, Massachusetts Ding, X. & Li, J. (2015) Incentives for Innovation in China

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Autonomous vehicles and freight traffic: towards better efficiency of road, rail or urban logistics?

Statistics of China Country/region Number of employees (thousand) Train kilometres (millions) Employment per train kilometres (thousand) EU 862 3,028 0.3 India 1,326 1,161 1.1 United States 190 857 0.2 China 1,874 2,536 0.7 The rail freight business has not really been renowned for innovation and a technology driven approach. This is rather a low-tech, low-profit industry which specialises in bulk products. There have been numerous attempts to position the industry for higher

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Urban development under EU cohesion policy – an example of major cities in Poland

Introduction Economic development, social cohesion and responsive governance are recognised in the academic and political debate as essential for survival in today’s world – and cities are seen as crucial to achieving these goals ( Buck et al. 2005 ). A growing body of research suggests that cities are complex, interrelated environments that foster the generation of new ideas. Cities are home to most jobs, companies and institutions of higher education, are home to change based on innovation, spirit of enterprise and economic growth. Cities are the driving

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Embedding resilience of urban areas to climate change: a case study of Rotterdam

by social and institutional factors. If the city is considered as a system, it may become resilient when the relations of its network are strong and, at the same time, adaptable ( Pisano 2012 ). This ensures the flow of information, knowledge, and innovation and may lead to a state in which the city is prepared for the consequences of climate change. Therefore, the concept of resilience has first to be embedded in society and in institutions that are able to shape the urban network. The paper focuses on institutions, as they have the power to create regulations

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Urban demographic transition

John Graunt, the population of this city was continuously growing. Along with a parallel increase in energy consumption, the improvement of living conditions in cities and more hygienic habits of their inhabitants allow a dramatic reduction in the mortality factors in London identified by John Graunt: smallpox, chickenpox, measles, parasites and plague. Against the overall background, the results are marvellous: the urban environment, transformed by human effort and innovation as well as a more hygienic lifestyle, no longer has all the deadly impacts on its

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