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The community planning handbook : how people can shape their cities, towns and villages in any part of the world

Author: Nick Wates
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Growing numbers of residents are getting involved with professionals in shaping their local environment, and there is now a powerful menu of tools available, from design workshops to electronic maps. The Community Planning Handbook is the essential starting point for all those involved: planners and local authorities, architects and other practitioners, community workers, students and local residents. It features
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Wates
ISBN: 9781844074907 1844074900
OCLC Number: 843856561
Description: 296 pages color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
General principles A-Z --
Methods A-Z --
Scenarios A-Z --
Programmes --
Case studies.
Responsibility: Nick Wates ; designed by Jeremy Brook.

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"Growing numbers of residents are getting involved with professionals in shaping their local environment, and there is now a powerful menu of tools available, from design workshops to electronic maps. The Community Planning Handbook is the essential starting point for all those involved: planners and local authorities, architects and other practitioners, community workers, students and local residents. It features an accessible how-to-do-it style, best practice information on effective methods, and international scope and relevance. Tips, checklists and sample documents help readers to get started quickly, learn from others' experience and to select the approach best suited to their situation. The glossary, bibliography and contact details provide quick access to further information and support. This fully updated new edition contains extra material on following up after community engagement activities"--

"Description Growing numbers of residents are getting involved with professionals in shaping their local environment, and there is now a powerful menu of tools available, from design workshops to electronic maps. The Community Planning Handbook is the essential starting point for all those involved: planners and local authorities, architects and other practitioners, community workers, students and local residents. It features an accessible how-to-do-it style, best practice information on effective methods, and international scope and relevance. Tips, checklists and sample documents help readers to get started quickly, learn from others' experience and to select the approach best suited to their situation. The glossary, bibliography and contact details provide quick access to further information and support. This fully updated new edition contains extra material on following up after community engagement activities"--

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Congratulations on a brilliant piece of collaborative work. I am in awe! -Wendy Sarkissian, Australia This book will help all those concerned with shaping the environment to get started quickly, Read more...

 
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