Alexandros Washburn's scientific contributions

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Book
The best cities become an ingrained part of their residents' identities. Urban design is the key to this process, but all too often, citizens abandon it to professionals, unable to see a way to express what they love and value in their own neighborhoods. In this visually rich book, Alexandros Washburn, Chief Urban Designer of the New York Departmen...

Citations

... Participation is also recognized to be an important prerequisite of sustainability and to be relevant for certain resilience paths (Wardekker et al., 2020). In contrast to traditional top-down city planning, participation of a diverse group of stakeholders has been frequently found to improve the overall outcome (Washburn, 2013), by including various sources of information and covering different domains (Desouza & Flanery, 2013), which highlights the importance of the principle of ''collective intelligence'' (Woolley, Chabris, Pentland, Hashmi, & Malone, 2010). This means, participation is found to improve resilience in cities. ...