Schematic figure of feedback loops where the citizens’ experiences are integrated into urban planning and design
1. Conventional method of one-way planning and its effect on the well-being of citizens.
Through voluntary geographic information tools (VGI), experience data is collected and completes the cycles for feedback in several different steps:
2. Data on experiences of different socio-ecological environments are mapped and returned to urban planning, design and research.
3. Information is also returned to the participants in the study to increase awareness of their own behavior and its influence on the experience
4. Experience data is implemented in planning and design