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Designing Public Consensus: The Civic Theater of Community Participation for Architects, Landscape Architects, Planners, and Urban Designers

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"At long last we have a great book on public participation in the planning process. Designing Public Consensus presents examples of the interaction between architects, planners, landscape designers, engineers, and the public. More important, Barbara Faga presents situations when that interaction has worked, when it has not, and why. She is able to extract, from what she ...more
Hardcover, 253 pages
Published March 1st 2006 by John Wiley & Sons
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Du
Apr 20, 2013 Du rated it liked it
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Overall a good book. It might be that it is dated or just out of touch, but I didn't find the public engagement portions too innovative or really useful. The case study style worked, but all of the color images are stuffed in the center of the book and that made it a bit awkward.

I think the book would have come across better if it had been written by a public sector planner and not a consultant. It has a tone to it that is not one of public investment, but more of requirement to engage the publi
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Andrew
Feb 04, 2008 Andrew rated it liked it
Good book overall, but her idea of "civic engagement" is weak. She definitely comes off as a haughty consultant and often insulting towards the public at times. But it does provide an overview of projects, which is important.
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