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.

Crime Prevention through Public Art

submitted by: kevinhighland

Research project abstract: Current studies suggest that Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) is an effective way to reduce criminal activity. While public art is briefly mentioned as a CPTED tool, it has never been adequately analyzed or tested in crime prevention literature.

Affordable Housing Gone Green

submitted by: kkle

The study of green affordable housing versus conventional affordable housing development in the City of Poway, California.