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By Marichela Sepe

Under the impression of globalization, the centres of many cities within the industrialised international are wasting their position identification, the set of cultural markers that outline a city’s strong point and make it immediately recognisable. A key job for planners and citizens, operating jointly, is to maintain that specific feel of position with out making town a parody of itself.

In Planning and position within the City, Marichela Sepe explores the protection, reconstruction and enhancement of cultural historical past and position id. She outlines the historical past of the concept that of placemaking, and units out the diversity of other tools of study and evaluate which are used to assist pin down the character of position identification. This e-book additionally makes use of the author's own survey-based approach referred to as PlaceMaker to observe components that don't function in conventional mapping and identifies applicable making plans interventions.

Case reports examine cities in Europe, North the United States and Asia, which exhibit how surveys and interviews can be utilized to attract up an analytical map of position id. This investigative paintings is a vital step in settling on cultural parts with the intention to impression what making plans judgements may be taken sooner or later. The maps objective to set up a discussion with neighborhood citizens and help planners and directors in making sustainable alterations. The case stories are amply illustrated with survey facts sheets, images, and colored maps.

Innovative and broad-based, Planning and position within the City lays out an approach to the id and protection of position and cultural history compatible for college students, teachers and execs alike.

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