Design- Tom Lonsdale

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Design- Tom Lonsdale

  1. 1. DESIGNResidents should know their place!
  2. 2. Out withNIMBY
  3. 3. In withLet LUSTY Us Shape This Yard
  4. 4. Who’s US? STAKEHOLDERSAll whose lives will be affected in a significant way
  5. 5. Project type determines participants• Building interior• Building form and appearance• Neighbourhood renewal• Town or city spaces, e.g. parks• New settlement or urban extension• Heritage icon / national monument
  6. 6. More stakeholders = morecomplex and difficult process to secure consensus.SKILLS: Enabling, Education, Leadership
  7. 7. OPTIMUM PROCESS
  8. 8. DESIGN REVIEW• Objective• Independent and detached• Tests design response to PLACE• Tests design response to PEOPLE• Observes well established criteria
  9. 9. CRITICISM ERIA
  10. 10. Indicators of design quality Promote character in townscape and landscape by responding to locally distinctive patterns of development and culture.Character + distinctiveness(sense of place)
  11. 11. Promote the continuity of street frontages and the enclosure of space by development which clearly defines private and public areas.Continuity + enclosure(sense of urbanity)building line, enclosure, fronts and backs, height and width ratios, live edges,projections, setbacks, public and private space, relationships, security
  12. 12. Promote high quality design of areas between buildings through public spaces and routes that are safe, uncluttered, active and easily maintained.Quality of the publicrealm (sense of well being)boundaries, entrances, events, ground floors, interface, live edges, maintenance,management, micro-climate, overlooking, planting, public art, richness of detail
  13. 13. Promote high levels of accessibility and local permeability by making places that connect with each other, are easy to move through and put people before traffic. Connectivity + permeability (ease of movement)building blocks, connectivity, hierarchy, local access, mobility, networks, permeability,public transport, traffic calming, streets and squares, urban grain, safety
  14. 14. Promote legibility through development that provides a system of recognisable routes, nodes and features to orientate users. Legibility + identity (ease of understanding)civic buildings, corners, entrances, focal points, vistas, gateways, image, interpretation,beacons, landmarks, lighting, public art, signage, street clutter, way marking
  15. 15. Promote adaptability through development that can change with social, technological, economic and market conditions. Adaptability + robustness (ease of change)conversions, efficiency, events, flexibility, floor-to-ceiling heights, future uses, infrastructure, materials,reserved sites, robustness, traffic management
  16. 16. Promote diversity through a mix of compatible uses that work together to create lively, successful places. Diversity + Inclusiveness (ease of choice)choice, dynamism, homeworking, interaction, mixed uses and tenures,management, natural surveillance, night-time economy, safety and security,variety
  17. 17. Promote the integration of land uses, transport and the natural environment, making efficient use of its resources and reducing the need to travel.Integration + efficiency(sustainability)public transport, cycling, daylight and sunlight, density, energy conservation, ecology,landscape, life-cycle costs, micro-climate, mixed-use, natural lighting/ventilation
  18. 18. • process Are the client and design team committed to delivering good design?• Have they got the right Design Team on board.• What consultation has been undertaken and how have the needs and views of local people been taken into account?• How will the plans be translated into quality development on the ground?
  19. 19. LANDSCAPE the foundation of• place buildings The whole scene, including• Exists before and is changed by development• Most important ingredient is SPACE• Space changes its meaning and character when people occupy and move through it

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