Community Participation Methods in Design and Planning by Henry SanoffCommunity Participation Methods in Design and Planning by Henry Sanoff

Community Participation Methods in Design and Planning

byHenry Sanoff

Hardcover | December 6, 1999

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The only how-to guide to community design written from the design professional's perspective.
In this groundbreaking guide to the increasingly important discipline of community design, a leading international expert draws upon his own experiences and those of colleagues around the world to provide proven tools and techniques for bringing community members into the design process successfully and productively. The first and only how-to guide on community design developed for design professionals, Community Participation Methods in Design and Planning features:
* Fifteen case studies chronicling community design projects around the world
* Coverage of educational facilities, housing, and urban and rural environments
* Design Games-a proven, culture-neutral approach to educating participants in their design options and the consequences of their choices
* Proven techniques for fostering community participation in the design process
* Checklists, worksheets, questionnaires, and other valuable tools
Community Participation Methods in Design and Planning is an indispensable working resource for urban designers and planners, architects, and landscape architects. It is also an excellent resource for students of those disciplines.
HENRY SANOFF, AIA, is Distinguished Professor of Architecture in the School of Design at North Carolina State University. He has won numerous awards for his designs, research, and achievements as an educator, and several progressive architecture design awards. He is one of the founders of the Environmental Design Research Association (...
Title:Community Participation Methods in Design and PlanningFormat:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.27 × 6.32 × 1.17 inPublished:December 6, 1999Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0471355453

ISBN - 13:9780471355458

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Table of Contents

Participation Purposes.

Participation Methods.

Participation in Educational Facilities.

Participation in Housing.

Participation in Urban and Rural Environments.


Additional Readings.


From Our Editors

Almost all design, building and land developments in recent years have required the participation of the immediate community. Henry Sanoff has written a very important volume that will help professionals in architecture and urban design, as well as developers, understand the basic principles and methods for successful community participation in design projects. Community Participation Methods in Design and Planning features more than 15 case studies of projects such as educational facilities, housing and urban and rural environments. The author has even included helpful checklists and demonstrative illustrations.  

Editorial Reviews

"This how-to-guidebook is a great reference tool to understand principles and methods of community design." (Critic, June 2002)