Placemaking Resources and Guides

These resources below provide fantastic insights into the principles and practice of placemaking. They mostly come from external organisations

We acknowledge and thank those organisations for their knowledge and efforts to advance the placemaking movement and share them below for that purpose.

Project for Public Spaces Placemaking Booklet

This booklet provides an excellent summary of some key placemaking concepts.

Source: Project for Public Spaces

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Great Public Spaces Guide

The Great Public Spaces Toolkit helps bring the principles of the draft NSW Public Spaces Charter to life through a collection of free resources to support local government, state agencies, industry and the community.

Source: New South Wales Government

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11 Tips to Create Better Places

This free guide provides 11 tips for how community members and professionals can create better places.

Source: Town Team Movement

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Good for Busine$$

The Heart Foundation's excellent Good for Busine$$ report provides some powerful research and key messages for creating better places for people.

Source: The Heart Foundation

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The Pop-Up Placemaking Toolkit

AARP Livable Communities and Team Better Block have partnered on numerous demonstration projects in support of communities that want to become more livable and age-friendly.

This tool kit stems from Team Better Block’s on-the-ground experience and lessons learned.

Source: AARP and Team Better Block

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Village Well Placemaking Resources

Village Well has produced fantastic resources - The New Local Place Activation Toolkit and the The Main Street Guide.

They provides examples and case studies of how to make it happen!

Source: Village Well

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