Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

  1. Memories of vacant lots: How and why residents used informal urban greenspace as children and teenagers in Brisbane, Australia and Sapporo, Japan. Rupprecht CDD, Byrne JA, Lo AY (2016). Children’s Geographies 14(3), 340-355. View online (paywall) or download PDF.
  2. Informal urban green space: A trilingual systematic review of its role for biodiversity and trends in the literature. Rupprecht CDD, Byrne JA, Garden JG, Hero J-M (2015). Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 14(4): 883-908. View online (paywall) or download PDF.
  3. ‘It’s real, not fake like a park’: Residents’ perception and use of informal urban green-space in Brisbane, Australia and Sapporo, Japan. Rupprecht CDD, Byrne JA, Ueda H, Lo AY (2015). Landscape and Urban Planning 143: 205-218. View online (paywall) or download PDF.
  4. Informal urban greenspace: a typology and trilingual systematic review of its role for urban residents and trends in the literature. Rupprecht CDD, Byrne JA (2014). Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 13(4): 597-611. View or download the article at Urban Forestry & Urban Greening (open access).
  5. Informal urban green-space: Comparison of quantity and characteristics in Brisbane, Australia and Sapporo, Japan. Rupprecht CDD, Byrne JA (2014). PLoS ONE 9(6): e99784. View the article at PLOS ONE (open access) or download the PDF.
  6. The role of green spaces in the city image of Sapporo. Ueda H, Rupprecht CDD (2014). Journal of The Japanese Institute of Landscape Architecture 77 (5), pp. 487-490. View the article at J-STAGE (open access) or download the PDF.

Book chapters

  1. Informal urban green space as anti-gentrification strategy? Rupprecht CDD, Byrne JA (forthcoming 12/2017). In: Curran W., Hamilton T. (eds.), Just Green Enough: Urban development and environmental gentrification (Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series). London, UK: Routledge. View preprint.

Preprints of forthcoming work

  1. Ready for more-than-human? Urban residents’ willingness to coexist with animals and plants? Rupprecht CDD.

Other work

  1. Enough is as good as a feast: here’s how we can imagine a brighter food future. Rupprecht CDD (2017). The Conversation. View the article at The Conversation.
  2. The Potential of Absence: Informal Greenspace and its Unexpected Legacies. Rupprecht CDD (2015). Photo essay, MAS Context, spring-summer 2015 issue “Legacy”. View the article at MAS Context.
  3. Our cities need more green spaces for rest and play – here’s how. Byrne JA, Rupprecht CDD (2014). The Conversation. View the article at The Conversation.
  4. Green Isles Around the Corner: The Role and Design of Small Local Parks in Sapporo, Japan. In: Schulz E.; Okano H (Ed.), „URP GCOE Document 7: Managing Sustainability and Creativity: Urban Management in Europe and Japan“, Urban Research Plaza, Osaka City University. (2009) Download the PDF (p.64).
  5. Midorizukuri in Sapporo: citizen participation and ecology in urban planning. (original German title: Midorizukuri in Sapporo – Stadtplanung zwischen Ökologie und Basisdemokratie) MA thesis, supervisor: Prof. Dr. Evelyn Schulz, LMU.

Lectures, presentations, posters

  1. Cross-cultural culinary mapping — How locals and tourists navigate the foodscape of Chiang Mai, Thailand. Rupprecht CDD (2017). Poster presentation at the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017.
  2.  Spatial typology in informal urban green spaces: The case of Ichikawa city, Japan. Kim M, Rupprecht CDD, Furuya K (2017). Presentation at the JpGU-AGU Joint Meeting 2017.
  3. Degrowing urban Japan: From vacant lots to biocultural cityscapes. Rupprecht CDD, McGreevy SR (2017). Presentation & paper at American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting 2017, Boston. View the presentation at ResearchGate or Slideshare.
  4. Chiang Mai – Kyoto cross-cultural foodscape mapping. Rupprecht CDD (2017). Three-day participatory workshop, Chiang Mai University.
  5. 非公式緑地・都市農地 – 地図にでないものを探して (Informal green space and urban agriculture: in search of what the maps hide).  Rupprecht CDD (2017). Invited lecture, Putting urban green space and agriculture to work: An international view (seminar). University of Tokyo.
  6. Depopulation in East Asia: an opportunity to rethink long-term human-nature relationships. Rupprecht CDD. Invited presentation at the Culturally Mediated Environmental Issues: Ecological Connectedness in East Asia 2016, Nagoya University.
  7. 目的から考えるトレーサビリティーの方法論 (Why traceability? Methodological thoughts). Rupprecht CDD (2016). Presentation at 2nd Traceability Core Program Seminar, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.
  8. 非公式緑地:過去・現在・未来 (Informal green space: past, present, future). Rupprecht CDD (2016). Presentation, 272nd Lunch Seminar, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.
  9. 都市と自然の関係:食から見る生き物の絆 (The relationship of city and nature through the lens of food: ties between living things). Rupprecht CDD (2016). Invited lecture, Introduction to Food System Studies, Dōshisha University.
  10. Appreciating the non-human landscape? Urban residents’ willingness to coexist with animals and plants in Australia and Japan? Rupprecht CDD (2016). Presentation at the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016.
  11. Informal greenspace as green infrastructure? Potential, challenges and future directions. Rupprecht CDD, Byrne JA (2016). Presentation & paper at American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting 2016, San Francisco. View the presentation at ResearchGate or Slideshare.
  12. It’s real, no fake like a park: Informal greenspace as anti-gentrification strategy. Rupprecht CDD, Byrne JA (2015). Presentation & paper at American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting 2015, Chicago. View the presentation at ResearchGate or Slideshare.
  13. Remembering vacant lots: how residents used informal urban greenspace as children and teenagers in Japan and AustraliaRupprecht CDD, Byrne JA, Lo AY (2015). Presentation at the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2015. View the presentation at ResearchGate or at Slideshare.
  14. A trend of psychological landscape evaluation from the view point of survey papers. Aoki Y, Rupprecht CDD, Takayama N (2015). Presentation at the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2015. View the presentation at ResearchGate.
  15. Exploring reasons for residents’ use and appreciation of informal urban greenspace in Brisbane and Sapporo. Presentation at the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2014, panel Landscape appreciation. View/download the presentation at Academia.edu or at Slideshare. Please see included slide notes!
  16. Recreation research trends of MMV, 2002-2012. Aoki Y, Rupprecht CDD, Kumagai K (2014). Poster presentation at 7th International conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas.
  17. Appreciation of informal urban greenspace by Japanese and Australian residents. Presentation at the Japan GeoScience Union Meeting 2013, panel Landscape appreciation; won Student Outstanding Presentation Award. View/download the presentation at Academia.edu or at Slideshare. Please see included slide notes!
  18. Exploring informal urban greenspace in Brisbane and Sapporo. Presentation for URP 2013 Gold Coast Seminar Series, Griffith University (2013). View/download the presentation at Academia.edu or at Slideshare. Please see included slide notes!