ENGAGING THE COMMUNITY

Written by on October 15, 2018 in NRU Greater Toronto - Comments Off

Residents are increasingly becoming co-creators of public spaces rather than simply users, so cities need to engage in active community involvement in their design.

“The whole idea … is about how to engage community members to create places that work for everyone,” 8 80 Cities executive director Amanda O’Rourke told NRU. “And looking at some examples right here in Toronto where community members have taken an active approach in programming and in some cases, design of the public space and how that makes it more inclusive and responsive to the unique needs of the community that they’re in.”

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