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Author Wates, Nick, author

Title The community planning handbook : how people can shape their cities, towns & villages in any part of the world / Nick Wates
Edition Second edition
Published New York, NY : Routledge, [2014]
©2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Earthscan Tools for Community Planning
Tools for community planning.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Why get involved?; Getting started; Book format; General principles A-Z; Accept different agendas; Accept limitations; Accept varied commitment; Agree rules and boundaries; Avoid jargon; Be creative; Be honest; Be transparent; Be visionary yet realistic; Build local capacity; Communicate; Consider disabilities; Encourage collaboration; Flexibility; Focus on attitudes; Focus on existing interests; Follow up; Go at the right pace; Go for it; Go to the people; Have fun; Human scale; Integrate with decision making
Environment shopFeasibility fund; Field workshop; Future search conference; Gaming; Have your say drop-in; Ideas competition; Interactive display; The internet; Ketso kit; Local design statement; Mapping; Microplanning workshop; Mobile unit; Models; Neighbourhood planning office; Newspaper supplement; Online consultation; Open house event; Open Space workshop; Participatory editing; Photo survey; Planning aid scheme; Planning day; Planning for Real; Planning weekend; Prioritising; Process planning session; Reconnaissance trip; Review session; Risk assessment; Roadshow; Simulation
Involve all those affectedInvolve all sections of the community; Learn from others; Local ownership of the process; Maintain momentum; Make a difference; Mixture of methods; Now is the right time; Ongoing involvement; Personal initiative; Plan your own process carefully; Plan for the local context; Prepare properly; Process as important as product; Professional enablers; Quality not quantity; Reach all sectors; Record and document; Respect cultural context; Respect local knowledge; Shared control; Special interest groups; Spend money; Tea and cake; Think on your feet; Train
Street stallTable scheme display; Task force; Urban design studio; User group; Video soapbox; Scenarios A-Z; Community-led plan; Community centre; Congestion charging; Derelict site re-use; Disaster management; Energy saving and generation; Environmental art project; Freight delivery; Housing development; Industrial heritage re-use; Inner city regeneration; Local neighbourhood initiative; Local plan production; Neighbourhood development plan; New neighbourhood; Planning study; Public transport corridor; Regeneration infrastructure; Regional plan production; Shanty settlement upgrading
Translate where necessaryTrust in others' honesty; Use experts appropriately; Use facilitators; Use local talent; Use outsiders, but carefully; Visualise; Walk before you run; Work on location; Methods A-Z; Activity week; Architecture centre; Art workshop; Award scheme; Briefing workshop; Choice catalogue; Community design centre; Community planning event; Community planning forum; Community profiling; Design assistance team; Design fest; Design game; Design workshop; Development trust; Diagrams; Door knocking; Draft plan consultation; Electronic map; Elevation montage; Energy fair; E-voting
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher
"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"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Community development -- Planning -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Planning -- Citizen participation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1317907701 (electronic bk.)
9781317907701 (electronic bk.)