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Participation and innovation for urban sustainability: exploring the changes

This issue aims at reflecting on the multiple initiatives  carried out  by local communities, public institutions, social  movement, small groups of citizens  towards a more just and sustainable cities and territories either before e after the pandemy. Our main goal is to understand the different potentials of these initiatives and their related innovative content in order to bring about radical change.

Submission Instructions

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for City, Territory and Architecture. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the City, Territory and Architecture submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate thematic series in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the thematic series on "Participation and innovation for urban sustainability: exploring the changes". All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

Lead Guest Editor

Valeria Monno
Politecnico di Bari, Bari (IT), Italy

Guest Editor

Jose Carlos Mota 
University of Aveiro, Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences, Portugal

Submissions will also benefit from the usual advantages of open access publication:

  • Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient. 
  • High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article
  • No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage
  • Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed

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