You may have seen the work Placemaking showing up in a lot of places these days. What is placemaking? What does it mean? How do I learn more?
The Project for Public Spaces (PPS) surveyed website visitors about what Placemaking means to them. They found that is is a crucial and deeply-valued process for those who feel intimately connected to the places in their lives. Placemaking shows people just how powerful their collective vision can be. It helps them to re-imagine everyday spaces, and to see anew the potential of parks, downtowns, waterfronts, plazas, neighborhoods, streets, markets, campuses and public buildings.
With community-based participation at its center, an effective Placemaking process capitalizes on a local community’s assets, inspiration, and potential, and it results in the creation of quality public spaces that contribute to people’s health, happiness, and well-being.
Learn more about Placemaking and how it can help transform public space. Download the booklet.