By Marichela Sepe
Under the impression of globalization, the centres of many cities within the industrialised international are wasting their position identification, the set of cultural markers that outline a city’s forte and make it immediately recognisable. A key job for planners and citizens, operating jointly, is to maintain that specified feel of position with out making the town a parody of itself.
In Planning and position within the City, Marichela Sepe explores the protection, reconstruction and enhancement of cultural historical past and position id. She outlines the historical past of the concept that of placemaking, and units out the diversity of other equipment of study and review which are used to assist pin down the character of position identification. This ebook additionally makes use of the author's own survey-based technique known as PlaceMaker to discover parts that don't function in conventional mapping and identifies applicable making plans interventions.
Case reports examine cities in Europe, North the USA and Asia, which display how surveys and interviews can be utilized to attract up an analytical map of position identification. This investigative paintings is an important step in picking out cultural components with the intention to impact what making plans judgements may be taken sooner or later. The maps goal to set up a discussion with neighborhood citizens and aid planners and directors in making sustainable alterations. The case reviews are amply illustrated with survey information sheets, images, and colored maps.
Innovative and broad-based, Planning and position within the City lays out an approach to the id and renovation of position and cultural background appropriate for college students, teachers and execs alike.