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Beyond being nice

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Rotterdam Inner City, creating a City Lounge for All

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Smart Cities require Smart Citizens: Crowdsourcing, Co-creation, Self-organisation

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Working side by side with Private Partners: How can Placemakers confront the Challenges of successfully integrating Private and Public Sector Interest in creating Great Places?

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La Marina de Valencia: Civic Engagement and Economic Activation of the Valencian Waterfront

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Organic Development: the Medieval Portici of Bologna

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Towards an Active and Inclusive University Campus

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Jane’s Walk: organise a Citizen-led Walk to engage Locals in creating better Neighbourhoods

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The Young Urban Planners Initiative – Reclaiming public space for teenagers in Romania

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Creating Spatial Justice from the Start: at the Child’s Level

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The Playful City: a Tool to develop more Inclusive, Safe and Vibrant Intergenerational Urban Communities

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Meri-Rastila, Helsinki: from a Troubled Square to a Green and Playful Hangout for All

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Vianen Urban LAB: The Citizen as City-maker

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‘Changing Chelmsford’: An Experiment in Collaborative Urbanism – Re-imagining Spatial Learning, Identity & Interactions

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Inclusive Strategic Planning for Disadvantaged Communities

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Girls’ Room in Public Space – Planning for Equity with a Girl’s Perspective

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Can Conflicting Claims be Reconciled? Exploring Mechanisms for Inclusive Planning

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Why refugees should be welcome in parks

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Restoring the Link between Home and Neighbourhood

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Galata, Istanbul: Understanding Conflict and Tension in a Gentrifying Neighbourhood

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Valuing the Community as an Expert in the Built Environment Revitalisation Process

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LudoBarrio: Making Places by a Participatory Playful Process

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Östberga, Östberga: Museum work in a divided area

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Armenian Park and Back Lanes

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Taman Film: Inspiring a sense of belonging

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Yangon’s Alley Garden Project

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Turning spaces into places in Mumbai

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The Organic Renaissance of Bangkok’s Creative District

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Reimagining new city development in Maekha

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BUKATSUDO: A CLUB FOR CREATIVE CITIZENS

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A green street that binds the community

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Toyohashi’s collaborative approach to public space development

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Laneway Love: Malaysia’s Back Alleys Get Some Much-Needed TLC

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FROM THE STUDIO TO THE MICRO-PARK

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A Movement to Reimagine the Streets of Japan

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A partnership that revitalised Kota Tua Jakarta

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The Red Door: Mumbai’s gateway for contemporary arts & culture

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Managing A World Heritage Site

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Escolta: revival of an art deco boulevard

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PLACEMAKING – A DEVELOPER’S PERSPECTIVE

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Creating new layers of public space through elevated walkways

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The Carpet Man of Kampong Gelam

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The City at Eye Level Asia – Foreword

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INTRODUCTION TO A BETTER CITY AT EYE LEVEL

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INVESTING IN PLACES OF THE FUTURE

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Let’s Hack Our Play!

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Achieving better public spaces using innovative digital tools

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Not Just for Kicks

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Towards barrier-free play spaces, beaches and parks

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Connecting Public Spaces and Basins with Wood

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Pasar Papringan: Finding a future in the past

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Bicycle-friendly cities through public-private partnership

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Introduction – Rejuvenation of underused spaces into places

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Introduction – Sustaining our cities together

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The City at Eye Level in Asian Context

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Introduction – Finding the balance of inclusivity

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Space: Dead or Catalyst for Change?

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How a community farm saved the last village in Hong Kong

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PLINTHS FOR CHILDREN

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RETRIEVAL OF PUBLIC PLAY SPACE FOR CHILDREN IN TAIWAN

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YOUTH PRACTISES TRANSFORMING THE MEANING OF FORMAL PUBLIC SPACE IN HANOI

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CREATIVE LEARNING AND EXPLORATION OF STREET OBJECT AND FURNITURE

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USING MINECRAFT FOR CHILDREN PARTICIPATORY PUBLIC SPACE DESIGN

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TURNING SPACES INTO PLAYCES

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TAKING ACTION FOR CHILD-FRIENDLY PLACES

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WHAT IS THE POTENTIAL OF 1M3?

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EVERYDAY PLAYFULNESS AS DEVELOPMENT FOR URBAN TRANSFORMATION

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THE PARTICIPATION OF CHILDREN IN DISADVANTAGED AREAS

Middle schoolers swinging with the chain-linked schoolyard fences in the background.
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THE AFTERSCHOOL LIMBO: TEENS, PRE-TEENS & THE NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLYARD

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JUMP INTO NATURE

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GROWING UP IN URBAN SCHOOL ENVIRONMENTS

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CHILDREN AS TACTICAL URBANISTS

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BLOCK BY BLOCK IN ACCRA DESIGNING PLAY SPACES WITH URBAN YOUTH

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THE POWER OF PLAY: CHILD- LED PLACEMAKING IN PARKS

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A BLANK CANVAS FOR THE KIDS OF KALOBEYEI

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KIDS PERSPECTIVES ON ATHENIAN NEIGHBORHOODS

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THE URBANIST KIDS OF SAN FRANCISQUITO

The climb back down to the level of the city along Isavron St.
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GREEK MYTHOLOGY AS A TOOL TO CREATE CHILD-FRIENDLY MAPPINGS

Street fun project implemented in La Pastora, drawing a ‘field’ to play a traditional street game called ‘Chapita’
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STREET FUN IN CARACAS

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WHAT WE LEARNED ON 78TH STREET: MAKING PUBLIC SPACES WORK FOR ALL AGES

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PLAYING GAMES INSPIRED BY LOCAL MYTHS: THE PROJECT “AN ANT IN AUGUST…”

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THE SPECKLE: A SCAN FOR STUDYING THE QUALITY OF PLAYABLE OPEN SPACES

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TRACING PUBLIC SPACES – FROM TANGIBLE TO INTANGIBLE

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DESIGNING FRIENDLIER CITIES FOR YOUNG AUSTRALIANS

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INTEGRATED CHILD IMPACT ASSESSMENT IN STOCKHOLM

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THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF INTEGRATING CHILD’S PERSPECTIVE

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MAPUTO’S CHILDREN TRANSFORM AREA THROUGH DIGITAL DATA COLLECTION

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PLAN A CITY FOR GIRLS, AND IT WILL WORK FOR EVERYONE

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The City at Eye Level Asia mini-booklet

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BUILDING BETTER CITIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

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ILLUSTRATED POSTCARDS OF GUIMARÃES

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DESIGN-BUILDING WITH KIDS: BIDWILL CHILL SPACE

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IF STREETS ARE THE YARDSTICK OF SUCCESS, CHILDREN SHOULD DO THE MEASURING

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LET’S HACK OUR PLAY

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SELF-MADE PLAYGROUND: THE HOUSE OF THE LOST CHILDREN

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HOP, SKIP AND MAKE: CREATING CHILD-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT IN DANDORA

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The night placegame in the Korenkwartier: a difference of night and day

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De nachtplacegame in het Korenkwartier: een verschil van dag en nacht

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THE TIME MACHINE, A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME

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CITY AT EYE LEVEL IN BARCELONA

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BEIRUT’S PLACEMAKING SPIRIT

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PLACEMAKING FOR CLIMATE-PROOFING DEGRADED NEIGHBOURHOODS IN KENYA

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VISUALISING YOUNG LIVES IN A CITY-REGION

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THE HAGUE CREATES EXCITING PLACES FOR CHILDREN

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PLACEMAKERS IN ARNHEM SEARCH FOR (AND FIND) RHINEGOLD

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WORKING TOGETHER TO BUILD A GREAT CITY

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TOWARDS PLACE-LED DEVELOPMENT IN THE POROUS CITY

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Den Haag creëert spannende plekken voor kinderen

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Samen bouwen aan een toffe stad

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Arnhemse placemakers zoeken (en vinden) het Rijngoud

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Het Aanvalsplan Binnenstad

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Place vs. Space: how refugees led to a successful public space in Greater Cairo

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PLACEMAKING FOR PEACEMAKING IN BEIRUT

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REGENT PARK: REVITALIZATION DONE RIGHT

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ART IN DISPLAY WINDOWS AS A STREET CATALYST

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BETWEEN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEMANDS

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REVITALISATION OF OPEN SPACES IN KIRTIPUR

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