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    • Placemaking Revisited 

      Smirnova, Vera; Guerra, Vanessa (VT Publishing, 2017-04-19)
      UN Habitat recently adopted its first public space resolution, which incentivizes international communities to employ placemaking strategies and encourage inclusive and sustainable community change through physical urban ...
    • Social Imaginaries, Shared Citizen Action, and the Meanings of “Community” 

      Kirakosyan, Lyusyena (VT Publishing, 2017-04-19)
      Community has been considered a man’s natural home by many thinkers. Nonetheless, scholars, practitioners, and the general public have not yet developed a shared conception of what community means. This article considers ...
    • The Exchange Project: A Case Study in Public Interest Design as a Catalyst for Cultural Engagement in Entonet, Kenya 

      Ayers-Johnson, Joseph; Ayers Looby, Bridget; Ayers Looby, Anna; Benge Briggs, Lydia (VT Publishing, 2017-04-19)
      This article outlines a case study of a piloted design and cultural collaboration between a group of University of Minnesota graduate students and a diverse tribal community in Entonet, Kenya. Both the project ideas and ...
    • Transforming Your City with Placemaking: An Interview with Ethan Kent 

      Guerra M, Vanessa; Lyne, Heather; Smirnova, Vera (VT Publishing, 2017-04-19)
      The placemaking movement has gained traction in the Western world since the sixties, and the Project for Public Spaces has been in its forefront. Senior VP of the PPS, Ethan Kent, spoke in October 2016 at the Institute for ...