Role of Sketch Planning Tools in Participatory Planning

submitted by: baconswimfreak

The sketch modeling tool I-PLACE3S is an excellent planning tool that is designed to facilitate the collaborative planning process. I-PLACE3S provide information to its users regarding land use scenarios and is capable of receiving immediate feedbacks.

How to Manage Your Stress

submitted by: knowledgeocity

Knowledgeocity.com presents Stress Management as a part of the Lifestyle Learning Series. This lesson covers how to bring down your stress level at work and in life. For the full training video course and much more, visit Knowledgeocity.com

Factors For Successful Transit-Oriented Development in San Diego County

submitted by: mnegge
An interconnected, efficient, and expansive metropolitan rail system is a long-term goal for many urban areas and has become a fixed component of many metropolitan regional plans. This study aims to uncover the leading factors contributing to the success of transit-oriented development; specifically, what motivates residents to use the San Diego County Trolley. As the nature and availability of resources to maintain and develop the urban environment changes, the way city planners and...

Planning Parks for a More Social Experience

submitted by: tkwon

Parks do not only function as an opportunity for residents to enjoy themselves and nature, but as a social mechanism that stabilizes society. By interacting with each other positively in a relaxed and safe environment, a sense of community is reinforced within the citizen. Certain areas within the park increase social interaction among visitors. So then, what designs affect citizens’ interactions with each other?