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Community Design
A Team Approach to Dynamic Community Systems


Volume: 4
Other Titles in:
Planning (General)

July 1999 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Community design has grown in importance in the public policy agenda over the past decade. This book focuses on the author's experience and work in Minnesota where a design team of architects, planners, economic and community development practitioners provided planning and design assistance to local communities. The book explores the advantages of a systems approach to community design and uses the work of the Minnesota team to consider the issues involved in the implementation of successful community design.
 
PART ONE: THE NEED FOR COMMUNITY DESIGN
 
The Third Wave
A Changing American Landscape  
 
Commmunity
A Wave or a Particle?  
 
Is There a Place for Places in the Community?
 
PART TWO: METHODS OF COMMUNITY DESIGN
 
Action Research
The Foundation of Community Design  
 
Community in the Third Dimension
 
Gauging Community Opinion
 
You've Gotta Have Connections
Community Design as a Healing Process  

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