Making Places - Newsletter
- Those of you interested in public space might want to consider subscribing
to the newsletter below. It is put out by the Project for Public Spaces,
an interesting firm that works with cities in the U.S., Eastern Europe,
and elsewhere to improve the quality and livability of their squares,
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
San José State University
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09/05/2003 07:36 AM
To: "Asha Weinstein" <asha.weinstein@...>
Subject: Making Places
News and thoughts from Project for Public Spaces
You can't create great places without getting people involved from the
up, but it certainly helps to have friends at the top. In the UK, people
the highest levels of government have demonstrated a strong desire to
public spaces, and they have recently delivered major results...
Get the full story in the September edition of MAKING PLACES, now
ALSO IN THIS ISSUE:
LONDON CITY COMMENTARY
Congestion charging was a major step in the right direction. Now see how
London can take its quest for better public spaces even further.
PLEASE TOUCH: HOW AACHEN'S PUBLIC ART ADDS TO ITS PUBLIC LIFE
Editorial by Carolin Hagelskamp.
NEWS FROM PPS
Taking the message of placemaking to Denmark, Poland, and Armenia.
Get the latest on the revitalization of civic squares, plus park news and
THE PLACE POLL
Nominations from Indiana to Taiwan: Tell us what you think of this
group of places.
Summertime farmers markets bring out the true character of places.
On the need for design guidelines for public buildings: "The DC government
probably hasn't built one decent looking building in at least 20 years..."
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