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Place Values: Section 2 of Introduction to Placemaking

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This PPT discusses the values behind the places we like. As with any human endeavour, our mindset towards our urban environment affects not only our approach but also the results. While this site will present concepts, principles and practices which are important, the most critical aspect is how we think of the city. More information available at http://placefocus.com/Place-Principles/civic-principles.html

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Place Values: Section 2 of Introduction to Placemaking

  1. 1. PROGRAM – SESSION 2 Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove - Brisbane QLD 1 Urban Design + Placemaking 101 2 Place Values 3 Place Qualities 8 Outcomes 4 Place Typology 5 Place process 6 Place roles 7 Toolkit - placemaking ideas 9/10 Links + conclusions
  2. 2. PLACE VALUES ▸ The city is a public place ▸ The city is a unique and highly complex system. ▸ It’s held together and structured around quality public spaces, amenities and institutions. ▸ Enriching, liberating and enhancing our opportunities Stewart Rd, Ashgrove, Brisbane, QLD, AUS
  3. 3. PLACE VALUES http://www.bikewalklincolnpark.com/2011/11/bike-lanes-bus-lanes-democracy-in.html “Urban transport is a political and not a technical issue. The technical aspects are very simple. The difficult decisions relate to who is going to benefit from the models adopted.” Enrique Peñalosa, Mayor of Bogota (1998-2001)
  4. 4. PLACE VALUES http://5000plus.net.au/assets/f4321011bd461cebc85c21aa432318fb3feb645b/lote_final_report_web.pdf
  5. 5. PLACE VALUES ▸ Permanent (existing and future) residents and workers should have priority ▸ Engwicht Secret 1 – Make people feel at home ▸ Participant vs Spectator Victor Harbour, SA, AUS
  6. 6. Street (garage) sale - my street, Bardon, Brisbane, QLD, AUS PLACE VALUES ▸ Urban Manners ▸ Positive outcomes and any possible negative effects are distributed equitably. ▸ Inclusiveness and interaction. ▸ “change happens with one front yard at a time”
  7. 7. 2.4 PLACE VALUES ▸ The domain of people is the ground. ▸ Enrique Pendalosa “Any place worth its salt has a parking problem” James Castle (Think Exist.com, 1999-2009) Montmarte, Paris, France PLACE VALUES
  8. 8. PLACE VALUES ▸ Landowner’s rights and responsibilities ▸ The benefit should never be at the expense of the public domain. Mizner Park - Boca Raton USA
  9. 9. ▸ The city / town is a (market) place MainSt, Point Cook, VIC, AUS “Cars are happiest when there are no other cars around. People are happiest when there are other people around.” Dan Burden (http://www.pps.org/articles/dburden/) PLACE VALUES
  10. 10. PLACE VALUES ▸ The built environment is meaningful and communicates Collins St, Victoria Harbour, VIC, AUS
  11. 11. Bank Place - Melbourne, VIC, AUS PLACE VALUES ▸ The whole is greater than the sum of the parts ▸ Every part is important - the city is a collective... ▸ Sometimes the least significant action or influence, over time becomes formative and highly significant
  12. 12. Western Beach Rd, Geelong, Victoria, AUS PLACE VALUES 1. The city is a public place 2. Permanent (and future) residents and workers should have priority 3. Urban Manners 4. The domain of people is the ground 5. Landowner’s rights and responsibilities 6. The city/town is a (market) place 7. The built environment is meaningful and communicates 8. The whole is greater than the sum of the parts
  13. 13. PLACE VALUES – HARBOR TOWN
  14. 14. EMPATHY MAP ▸ Our Place: ▸ Target niches ▸ Single Mum ▸ Senior citizen ▸ 8 year old ▸ Teenager
  15. 15. 1. VIDEO - CNU

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