Placemaking is “creating a sense of place and a place of sense”

What is Placemaking? - Yurbanism

PLACEMAKING: “Every Mayor’s Dream” - using the arts to develop an area where people want to live, work and congregate. The key is to treat the ARTS AS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THE CITY’S IDENTITY. (backers include National Governors Association (www.nga.org) and many others)

PLACEMAKING: “Every Mayor’s Dream” - using the arts to develop an area where people want to live, work and congregate. The key is to treat the ARTS AS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THE CITY’S IDENTITY. (backers include National Governors Association (www.nga.org) and many others)

A new cove, a one-hectare public park, an expanded waterfront walkway and a public pier are the key features of the next Barangaroo South delivery.

A new cove, a one-hectare public park, an expanded waterfront walkway and a public pier are the key features of the next Barangaroo South delivery.

Exploring Placemaking in Amsterdam - Project for Public Spaces

Exploring Placemaking in Amsterdam - Project for Public Spaces

Toward an Architecture of Place: Moving Beyond Iconic to Extraordinary - Project for Public Spaces

Toward an Architecture of Place: Moving Beyond Iconic to Extraordinary - Project for Public Spaces

Architecture & Design: Ten Ways to Transform Cities through Placemaking & Public Spaces:  ”..In 2011, UN-HABITAT and Project for Public Spaces (PPS) signed a 5-year cooperative agreement to aspire to raise international awareness of the importance of public space in cities, to foster a lively exchange of ideas among partners and to educate a new generation of planners, designers, community activists and other civic leaders about the benefits of what they call the “Placemaking methodology.”…

* Architecture & Design: Ten Ways to Transform Cities through Placemaking & Public Spaces

Architecture & Design: Ten Ways to Transform Cities through Placemaking & Public Spaces: ”..In 2011, UN-HABITAT and Project for Public Spaces (PPS) signed a 5-year cooperative agreement to aspire to raise international awareness of the importance of public space in cities, to foster a lively exchange of ideas among partners and to educate a new generation of planners, designers, community activists and other civic leaders about the benefits of what they call the “Placemaking methodology.”…

"From Inadequate to Extraordinary": Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is the central hub of the global Placemaking movement, connecting people to ideas, expertise, and partners who share a passion for creating vital places.

"From Inadequate to Extraordinary": Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is the central hub of the global Placemaking movement, connecting people to ideas, expertise, and partners who share a passion for creating vital places.

French architect Michel Guthmann is the visionary behind this Paris housing project. Follow us on Tumblr for more inspiration.

French architect Michel Guthmann is the visionary behind this Paris housing project. Follow us on Tumblr for more inspiration.

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