Why is this necessary?
The role of officers and designers
will radically change in the near future as national and local planning
policies are progressing towards a more inclusive and open planning system,
with significantly increased community involvement and empowerment. Emerging
national policy will soon put community engagement at the heart of the planning
process, at all stages of design.
In preparation for this change,
Nottingham City Council has recently launched the Community Engagement Guide,
which states the city’s ambitious expectations regarding public involvement in
design and planning processes.
What is Placemaking and how can we achieve
New tools for participatory design
How to work across backgrounds and age
How to understand the boundaries of the
How to identify opportunities for
participation and co-design
How to make the most of the community’s
skills and potential