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Users of places are the ultimate clients of urban design. To create successful places we need to meet and exceed the needs of existing and future users.
If you looking for an introduction then head to Urban design 101.
Tell us what you think of our Place qualities.
Place roles confirms your importance to the process.
Check out the Place interviews to listen to the views of users, developers, urban designers, architects, planners, landscape architects and potential clients!
The Place Process section confirms that delivery and management is important in Place creation, along with aspiration, context and design.
Understand the techniques and methodologies in the Place tool section - a method for every occasion!
Refresh the fundamentals at Civic principles.
Consider the scale of urban design in which you participate at Place typology.
We share the practical, proven skills and techniques that used together, create quality places through urban design and planning.
We call these tools and techniques "place skills". We believe that, anyone can learn these and apply them successfully, helping them make the very most of the places they are creating.
To achieve our mission, we offer authoritative, well-researched, easily-understood place making information, presented in formats that you'll find highly accessible and cost-effective. To this end, our material is instantly available online, our community is accessible throughout the world, and we have coaches able to help you with your place making, wherever you are and at whatever time suits you.
We are considering developing training units for users - please register your interest.