Great public spaces need more than good design

Linda Poon, The Atlantic CityLab.

To Build a Great Public Space, You Need More Than Good Designchild playing hopscotch in park

Publication date: 2017
Ranking: useful

The article highlights the work of the Kounkuey Design Initiative who work with grassroots organisation to create public spaces for low-income groups. They focus on participatory design and the simple message that building a high quality public space doesn’t mean it will necessarily get used or meet the community’s needs.

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