Hacking, Making, and Prototyping for Social Change [chapter]

Ingrid Mulder, Péter Kun
2018 The Hackable City  
Even though emerging city-makers are increasingly organized to trigger social changes, it is still hard to apprehend their real power to transform space and the way we live together. In this chapter, we explore how designerly approaches, such as hacking, making, and prototyping, can empower emerging city-makers to trigger a broader change and transformation process. It can be concluded that hackable citymaking can make a difference when combining top-down public management with bottom-up social
more » ... innovation. A patchable plug-in platform might enable emerging city-makers to create value for the city and for society. However, it asks for new ways of participatory governance that enable these emerging, heterogeneous city-makers to participate actively in exploring the collaborative envisioned potential and to have constructive dialogues aiming for transformational change for the common good.
doi:10.1007/978-981-13-2694-3_12 fatcat:3p2t3wri3vcp7iunkf3ih3wuvq