What is Placemaking? – in simple words Reply

What Placemaking Is–and what it isn’tIMG_2980

Placemaking IS:
•Community-driven
•Visionary
•Function before form
•Adaptable
•Inclusive
•Focused on creating destinations
•Flexible
•Culturally aware
•Ever changing
•Multi-disciplinary
•Transformative
•Context-sensitive
•Inspiring
•Collaborative
•Sociable

Placemaking ISN’T:
•Imposed from above
•Reactive
•Design-driven
•A blanket solution
•Exclusionary
•Monolithic development
•Overly accommodating of the car
•One-size-fits-all
•Static
•Discipline-driven
•Privatized
•One-dimensional
•Dependent on regulatory controls
•A cost/benefit analysis
•Project-focused
•A quick fix

directly quoted from http://www.pps.org/reference/what_is_placemaking

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s