5. Future Urban Imaginaries: Placemaking and Digital Visualizations [chapter]

Monica Degen, Isobel Ward
2022 Seeing the City Digitally  
This chapter examines the temporal politics of urban redevelopment by analysing how multiple future urban imaginaries are mediated through a range of digital visualizations and across urban spaces. Focusing on the planned move of the Museum of London into West Smithfield Market in 2024 as part of the Culture Mile redevelopment project, we analyse how a variety of stakeholders mobilize different images across three kinds of spaces -urban space, strategic planning space, and social media spaceand
more » ... how each is underpinned by various and multiple temporalities. We show how digital visual technologies have become central to preparing the ground for urban redevelopment schemes and placemaking strategies, by appealing to our sensory and experiential sensibilities.
doi:10.1515/9789048551927-006 fatcat:f6issjao5ffa7d5xydzkuxuxnu