Community Design: A Team Approach to Dynamic Community Systems

Community Design: A Team Approach to Dynamic Community Systems

by W . Arthur Mehrhoff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761905960

ISBN-13: 9780761905967

Pub. Date: 06/18/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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, and economic and community development practitioners provided planning and design assistance to local communities. The book explores the advantages of a systems

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Overview

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, and 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761905967
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/18/1999
Series:
Cities and Planning Series, #4
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

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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