PLACEMAKING: “Every Mayor’s Dream” - using the arts to develop an area where people want to live, work and congregate. The key is to treat the ARTS AS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF THE CITY’S IDENTITY. (backers include National Governors Association (www.nga.org) and many others)
A Thriving Future of Places: Placemaking as the New Urban Agenda By Ethan Kent, Senior Vice President, Project for Public Spaces The current trajectory of urbanization and city-building is not going to get us where we need to go. In fact, if you google “The Future of Cities,” the images that come up reflect [...]
With community-based participation at its center, an effective Placemaking process capitalizes on a local community's assets, inspiration, and potential, and it results in the creation of quality public spaces that contribute to people's health, happiness, and well being.
Ideas competition for the urban regeneration of A. De Gasperi Square (Concorso di idee per la riqualificazione urbana di Piazza A. De Gasperi) Program: Public square, 3 food kiosks, 1 restaurant, 1 double level underground parking Project:...