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Small change : about the art of practice and the limits of planning in cities

Author: Nabeel Hamdi
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats
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What exactly is 'small change'? Build a bus stop in an urban slum and a vibrant community sprouts and grows around it - that is the power of small changes that have huge positive effects. This book  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nabeel Hamdi
ISBN: 1844070050 9781844070053 1844070069 9781844070060
OCLC Number: 751085072
Description: XXVI, 156 s. : il. ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Design, Emergence and Somewhere In-between * Part I: The Setting * Street Work and Dev-talk: Who Controls the Truth? * Part II: Encounters in Practice * Departures and Arrivals * The Composting Bin: Looking for Starters * Power Points, Bullet Points and Waste Collectors: Learning from Precedent * Needs and Rights: Some Formal Planning * In Search of Community and the Structure of Place * The Bus Stop: Cultivating Community * Pickers, Sorters and Tap Attendants * The Pickle Jars * Part III: Learning Practice * Plan-Analyse-Survey: Planning From Back to Front * Governance and Networks: Organizing from Inside Out * Rigour and Relevance: It Can be Both * Playing Games - Serious Games * Index
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