Mind your language - concepts of placemaking

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This presentation is for the opening workshop at the Regeneration Academy, Bradford. It examines some of the concepts of 'place' and of action to improve places, and starts to explain the often confusing terminology.

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Mind your language - concepts of placemaking

  1. 2. Introduction to placemaking
  2. 3. Mind your  language!!!
  3. 4. Why does it matter? ‘ When I use a word,’ Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, ‘it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.’
  4. 5. Spot the difference • Regeneration • Renaissance • Sustainable communities • Localism • Placeshaping • Placemaking
  5. 6. Regeneration ‘ A set of activities that reverse economic, social and physical decline in areas where market forces will not do this without support from government.’ - DCLG, 2008
  6. 7. Photo: David Rose
  7. 8. Renaissance ‘ We must bring about a change in urban attitudes so that towns and cities once again become attractive places in which to live, work and socialise.’ - Urban Task Force, 1999
  8. 9. Salford - who benefits from renaissance?
  9. 10. Sustainable communities ‘ Places where people want to live and work, now and in the future... They are safe and inclusive, well planned, built and run, and offer equality of opportunity and good services for all.’ - Homes and Communities Agency
  10. 11. Eldonian Village, Liverpool
  11. 12. Localism ‘ Our belief is that – wherever possible – decision-making should be as close to the user as possible.’ - New Local Government Network, 2005
  12. 13. Neighbourhood wardens, Huntingdon
  13. 14. Placeshaping ‘ the creative use of [local authorities’] powers and influence to promote the general well-being of a community and its citizens.’ - Lyons Inquiry, 2007
  14. 16. Placemaking? ‘ Our job is to cherish, protect, enhance, replace and refresh in a way that makes a positive contribution to our communities and the wider district.’ - City of Bradford MDC
  15. 19. The Egan Wheel
  16. 21. Further reading: World class places summary Makingreat magazine, summer 2009

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