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


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 (Unpublished)

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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 On:05 Apr 2019 17:54
Last Modified:05 Apr 2019 17:54


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