Login | Register

Placemaking through community and adaptable design (The Case of Coffee Park) (First Design Iteration).

Title:

Placemaking through community and adaptable design (The Case of Coffee Park) (First Design Iteration).

Alamay, Pauline, Azoulay, Ben, Bacle Taillefer, Antoine, Bakogiannis, Katerina, Bernard Guerra, Imani Nefertari, Boyle, Tyler, Davies-Jordan, Alejo, Doan, Jessica, De La Llata, Silvano, Enhorning, Erik, Grant, Philippe, Herron, Elijah, Imperatori, Layla, Karczewski, Alexander, Lily, Watts, Liu, Kening, Libongco, Pauline, LeJeune, Tate, MacEachen, Michelle, McCallum, Scott, Mirza, Daanya, Primerano, Carlo, Reyes, Stacy, Reid, Mirya, Saenz, Lucas, Turnbull, Trynity, Taylor, Annick, Task, Jonathan, White, Elliot and Yargeau, Cedric (2019) Placemaking through community and adaptable design (The Case of Coffee Park) (First Design Iteration). Project Report. UNSPECIFIED, Montreal, Quebec. (Unpublished)

[img]
Preview
Text (application/pdf)
Placemaking Adaptable Design - Urban Laboratory 2018-2019.pdf
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial Share Alike.
56MB

Abstract

Using participatory planning and community design methodologies (i.e. open planning, pattern language design, placemaking, community planning charrettes, planning-in-situ and wikiplanning) this project explores solutions to revitalize Coffee Park -- a small park along the CN railway in West Montreal. This is a complex site that shows issues of unsafety, lack of mobility and sense of place. The objective of this project is to integrate the park to its larger urban context to improve the mobility, safety and overall quality of life in this public space. After a series of visioning workshops, brainstorming sessions, two community planning charrettes and an open planning exercise, this project incorporates inputs from stakeholders, students and ordinary citizens into a collaborative urban design project. The project proposes strategies of urban re-stitching and regeneration through adaptable design and open community planning.

With the objective of encouraging future adaptations and transformations, this project is published under a Creative Commons license. Adopt and adapt these ideas (but cite and acknowledge accordingly).

Divisions:Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > School of Community and Public Affairs
Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Authors:Alamay, Pauline and Azoulay, Ben and Bacle Taillefer, Antoine and Bakogiannis, Katerina and Bernard Guerra, Imani Nefertari and Boyle, Tyler and Davies-Jordan, Alejo and Doan, Jessica and De La Llata, Silvano and Enhorning, Erik and Grant, Philippe and Herron, Elijah and Imperatori, Layla and Karczewski, Alexander and Lily, Watts and Liu, Kening and Libongco, Pauline and LeJeune, Tate and MacEachen, Michelle and McCallum, Scott and Mirza, Daanya and Primerano, Carlo and Reyes, Stacy and Reid, Mirya and Saenz, Lucas and Turnbull, Trynity and Taylor, Annick and Task, Jonathan and White, Elliot and Yargeau, Cedric
Series Name:Urban Laboratory
Institution:Concordia University
Date:5 March 2019
Keywords:public space, urban design, placemaking, urban regeneration, adaptable design, urban acupuncture, urban fragmentation, urban re-stitching, community engagement, community charettes.
ID Code:985062
Deposited By: SILVANO DE LA LLATA
Deposited On:05 Apr 2019 17:54
Last Modified:05 Apr 2019 17:54

References:

Alexander, C. (1977). A pattern language: towns, buildings, construction. Oxford university press.
Bryant, G. (1991). The oregon experiment after twenty years. Rain Magazine, 14(1).
Katz, P (2017) What makes a good urban park.
Salingaros, N. A. (2010). P2P Urbanism. Creative Commons online report at:< http://zeta. math. utsa. edu/~ yxk833/P2PURBANISM. pdf
Raynham, P. (2007). Public lighting in cities.
Whyte, W. H. (1980). The social life of small urban spaces.
Alexander, C. (1964). A city is not a tree. 1965.
Ermengem, K.V. (n.D.) Square Saint-Louis, Montreal. Retrieved from http://www.aviewoncities.com
Grace Hartman Amphitheatre. (n.d) Retrieved from http://greatersudbury.ca
Harvey, D. (1989). The condition of postmodernity (Vol. 14). Oxford: Blackwell.
Kohlstedt, K. (2016). Least Resistance: How Desire Paths Can Lead to Better Design. 99% Invisible.
Lennertz, B., Lutzenhiser, A., & Failor, T. (2008). An introduction to charrettes. Planning Commissioners Journal, 71, 1-3.
Peinhardt K (2017) Still waiting for a nice place to sit. retrieved from http://pps.org
Project for public spaces (2018) What is placemaking? retrieved from http://www.pps.org.
Butler, K., Sendich, E., & Steiner, F. R. (2012). Planning and Urban Design Standards. Wiley.
Jacobs, J. (2011). The uses of sidewalks: safety. The City Reader, 114-118.
Tonkiss, F. (2014). Cities by design: the social life of urban form. John Wiley & Sons.
All items in Spectrum are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved. The use of items is governed by Spectrum's terms of access.

Repository Staff Only: item control page

Downloads per month over past year

Research related to the current document (at the CORE website)
- Research related to the current document (at the CORE website)
Back to top Back to top