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Pps presentation for community matters workshop in newport vermont

  1. 1. What If We Built Newport City Around Places? Creating Great Communities through PlacemakingCommunityMatters WorkshopNewport, VT
  2. 2. 38 years of Placemaking 50 U.S. States, 40 Countries 2500+ Communities 3 Million annual web visitors 37,000 people get our electronic newsletter
  3. 3. We shape our public spaces, thereafterour public spaces shape us. –adapted from Winston Churchill Contrasting 1
  4. 4. “Lowly, unpurposeful andrandom as they may appear,sidewalk contacts are the smallchange from which a city’swealth of public life maygrow”. ─ Jane Jacobs
  5. 5. When you focus on creating a “place,” you do everything differently.
  6. 6. If you plan for cars and traffic…you get more cars and traffic.
  7. 7. If you plan for people and places…you get more people and places.
  8. 8. A study of three generations of 9 year oldsfound that over a recent 20 year period, theradius around the home that children wereallowed to play had sunken almost 90%. Richard Louv
  9. 9. SOCIABILITY: The Power of 10 2. Window 3. Learn about 5. Walk1. Read the paper shopping for books upcoming events 4. Go inside! 10. Have a conversation 6. Sit and relax 7. Read someone 8. Take a break 9. Pet a dog else’s book from a bike ride
  10. 10. What is Placemaking?  Placemaking is turning a neighborhood, town or city from a place you can’t wait to get through to one you never want to leave.  Placemaking is the creation of a built environment that creates community, stimulates interaction, encourages entrepreneurship, fosters innovation and nurtures humanity.
  11. 11. What is Placemaking? Placemaking is creating for everybody. The seed of democracy. Placemaking is the process of giving space a story that is shared by many.
  12. 12. PROJECT FORPUBLIC SPACES
  13. 13. Placemaking Tools to Transform Communities Place Performance Evaluation Game Power of 10 Crowd-Sourcing APPS Placemaking Plan Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper
  14. 14. Ecological Capital Cultural Financial Capital Capital Place CapitalHealth HumanCapital Capital Social Built Capital Capital
  15. 15. Phases of Development EvolutionPhase 1: Phase 2: Phase 3: Phase 4:Project-Driven Discipline-Led Place-Sensitive Place-Led
  16. 16. From Adequate to Extraordinary PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES
  17. 17. PROJECT FORPUBLIC SPACES
  18. 18. Main Street PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES
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  27. 27. PROJECT FORPUBLIC SPACES
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  31. 31. PROJECT FORPUBLIC SPACES
  32. 32. Develop a Vision, and Experiment! Main Street, Littleton, NHEXISTING VISION
  33. 33. INITIAL EXPERIMENT EXPERIMENT REVISED WITH MORE REVISIONS TO COME…
  34. 34. PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES
  35. 35. Cottage Street PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES
  36. 36. EXPERIMENT DESIGN& PLANNING
  37. 37. EXPERIMENT INSTALLATIONBEGINS
  38. 38. PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES
  39. 39. Streets as PlacesPPS in Brunswick, Maine
  40. 40. Streets as Places Typologies
  41. 41. Example Typologies Brunswick PROJECT FOR PUBLIC SPACES
  42. 42. Brunswick
  43. 43. Brunswick
  44. 44. LIGHTER, QUICKER, CHEAPER Comfort, Amenities & Public Art Activation Events Interim Public Spaces Light Development
  45. 45. Crowd Favorites Likes A Piazza Visual & Performing Ar ts Center 248 Likes 236 Likes Likes Bookstore & Cafe Brew pub, Restaurant, Beer Garden 198 Likes 158 Likes (Pub), 56 Likes (Garden)Market in the Piazza Live Music Venue Pequabuck River Walk149 Likes 150 Likes 215 Likes Bristol Rising...Crowdsourced Placemaking
  46. 46. Piazza F ibility eas BRISTOL SAYS 242 LIKES Likes BRI STOL RI SI N G
  47. 47. Piazza EnergizesDowntownTomorrow... A Vision for Bristol’s Future
  48. 48. Bringing Backthe Buffalo Waterfront
  49. 49. BuffaloWaterfront
  50. 50. Inner HarborMulti-Use MarketplaceMulti-Use SquareDaily Programs for Children &AdultsSeating with UmbrellasMoveable tables and chairsPotted trees, plantsStreet PerformersSmall BandstandBike RacksArts , Culture, Food MarketContainers, Tents,Work/Sell/Show SpacesObservation Deck [“GhostStructure”]Flags/BannersWater-UsesWater ShowsFloating Docks
  51. 51. Inner HarborBoardwalk BeachCentral SquareInfo KioskRestrooms & ShowersKayak/Bike RentalSignage: Historic &WayfindingMoveable Tables and ChairsBeer GardenRestaurantSeating with UmbrellasBeachVolleyballLounge SeatingUmbrellasWater Feature, MistersInflatable paddle poolsPotted trees, plants
  52. 52. Inner HarborFlexible LawnSkyWay Swing ParkArtist Designed SwingsPicnic TablesPublic ArtBike CenterRental, Repair, RetailPicnic LawnPicnic Tables & AdirondackChairsGamesArts and Crafts TrailersFlexible Event SpaceStageLiberty PoleDog ParkUrban AgricultureDemonstrationBio-Intensive FarmEducational Center
  53. 53. Inner HarborNaval Park & Commercial SlipVeterans’s WalkGateway Landmark and SignageFloating DocsUplighting of BoatsNaval Museum & HangarBistro with Dockside SeatingBoat BuildingCommunity RoomBoardwalkMilitary MusicColorful Flags and BannersLight and Sound ShowFood ConcessionsCommercial SlipHighlight HistoryRestroomsBoatbuildingAccess to Water and Historic BoatsHands on Education on Aquatic Life
  54. 54. Planning is no substitute for Placemaking: Inventory your assets and resources and then build on them Leverage community partnerships and grassroots support Consider what you want your city or town to be known for in the future. Create great places
  55. 55. Some Key Principles…• People attract people attract people.• When you focus on place, you do everything differently.• It takes many disciplines and skills to create a place.• It takes a place to create a community, and a community to create a place.• Amenities that make a place comfortable are critical.• You can’t know what you are going to end up with.• Each place has its own identity.• You can’t have anything less than excellence• You have to have zealous nuts.

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