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Placemaking Fundamentals for the Built Environment

Editors: Hes, Dominique, Hernandez-Santin, Cristina (Eds.)

  • Based on case-studies, this book provides a series of chapters on the critical steps of placemaking, including governance and community engagement strategies, negotiation processes, place evaluation, integrating nature into place and the economics of place
  • Different models for placemaking are analysed and explored, such as tactical urbanism, guerrilla urbanism, creative placemaking and regenerative placemaking
  • Written by the Place Agency Consortium, a group of five universities working towards enhancing place co-creation capacity in students and industry
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This book is for all those actively working in the built environment. It presents the latest theory and practice of engaging with stakeholders to co-design, develop and manage thriving places. It starts from the importance of integrating design of nature into practice built on a foundation of First Nations understanding of place. The art of engagement of community, government and the development industry is discussed with reference to case studies and best practice techniques. The book then focuses on the critical role placemaking has in supporting resilience and adaptability of communities and looks at issues of leadership and governance. Building on these steps for placemaking, the last parts of the book address economics, evaluation, digital and art based tools and approaches to support projects that aim to create an engaged, contributive, collaborative and active citizen.

About the authors

Dominique Hes is Director of the Thrive Research Hub at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Cristina Hernandez is a researcher based at the Thrive Research Hub, University of Melbourne, Australia. Combined with her qualifications within the field of ecology, she has extensive experience working across disciplines and utilising her expertise in Landscape Design and Participatory Design practice.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Placemaking Fundamentals for the Built Environment
Editors
  • Dominique Hes
  • Cristina Hernandez-Santin
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-329-624-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-32-9624-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-329-623-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 309
Number of Illustrations
21 b/w illustrations
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