Placemaking: What if we built our cities around place?

How to define placemaking and the necessary ingredients to make a great place


Project for Public Spaces (PPS)

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Within this guide, learn about the Power of 10+, the key aspects that create a place, 11 Principles for Creating Great Community Places, and the approach Towards a Place-Led Future. This resource turns theory into practice and is for anyone interested in placemaking – whether that be a veteran of projects to keep coming back to, or a novice learning for the first time! Thank you to the PPS team for their excellent work over the decades, collaboration, and to share their resources openly.

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The Placemaking Europe Toolbox is a collection of curated placemaking resources for all to access, learn from, and practice.




24th — 27th

September, 2024

Creating better
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