Place making can be defined as a collaborative process of creating environments that people are attracted to, and have ownership of. But what happens if the community doesn’t have the capacity (ability, time and/or interest), to get involved in the first place?
Kylie Legge, place maker and author of 'Doing it Differently' discusses why creating magnetic places isn't just the responsibility of government and the corporate sector - we all have a role in it. (Page 112 of the SCOOP magazine)
Kylie speaking at the UNSW "Delivering for Diversity Symposium 2015
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Feature article on Kylie Legge and her new book 'Doing it Differently' in Central Sydney Newspaper.
Kylie Legge writes in the foreword to the first of her planned three Urban Trends booklets that she is far more fascinated by a city’s “complex system of interdependent relationships” than “individual pieces of architecture”.
How is your approach to city making different to other firms out there? When you're at a party and someone says 'hey! what is place making?' How do you sum it up before they disappear to the cheese tray? Kylie talks to Tyler Brule and Andrew Tuck on Monocle Magazine's "The Globalist' radio interview.
The ‘Before I die...’ Project by Candy Chang is a good reminder that sometimes engaging with the community is also an act of community and cultural development, and certainly a significant contribution to place.
A short video on placemaking produced by the Chicago Metropolitan Planning Council and Tu Multimedia.
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JOHN LOVES 'Give a Minute' - a campaign to engage an entire city by asking them to donate just one minute to their city through a variety of media.
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We are delighted to be the first recipient of Place Professionals Award by Place Leaders Asia Pacific. This award recognises an individual or organisation that has made a significant contribution to advancing place making through professional service provision, education and/or research.
Marisa Novara and her take on urban leadership and democracy - how does the way we treat our pedestrians and cyclists impact on their democratic right for safe mobility?