(Re)constructing Communities: Design Participation in the Face of Change

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Edited by Jeffrey Hou, Mark Francis, and Nathan Brightbill
Davis, CA: Center for Design Research, University of California, Davis, 2005

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Introduction: (Re)constructing Community Design Jeffrey Hou, Mark Francis, and Nathan Brightbill

1. Evaluating Community Design

Community Design (Re)examined Mark Francis

Where Do We Go From Here? An Evaluative for Community-based Design Michael Rios

The Effects of Workshop to Promote Revitalization of an Urban Area After the Great Hanshin Awaji Earthquake Mayumi Hayashi

2. Rethinking Professionals

When Professional Knowledge Meets Local Wisdom: A Dilemma in Trans-cultural Participatory Design John K.C. Liu

Campus Dreamland: A Case Study for a Campus Participatory Design Process Ching-Fen Yang

A Planner or An Actor? The Experience of Preserving Japanese Houses in Taipei DaYuanZi Studio

3. New Actors & Institutions

Changing Context of Community Development in Japan and a Future ViewYasuyoshi Hayashi

Government Institution and Local Practice of Professional Planning: Community Planners in Taipei Pao-Chi Sung

Two Asian Models of Planning Decision Making – Case Studies of the Planning Process in Singapore New Downtown and Kaohsiung Multifunctional Business District Perry Yang & Ze Li

4. Empowering Communities

Empowering Communities through Seattle’s Department of NeighborhoodsJim Diers

Assessing the Depth and Breadth of Participation of Seattle’s Neighborhood Planning Process Hilda Blanco

5. Citizen Movement & Design Activism

The Development of the Environmental Movement and Open Space Planning and Design during the Democratic Period in Korea Mintai Kim

Citizen Train: How Direct Democracy, Participatory Design, and Pacific Rim Businesses Are Creating a New Seattle Monorail Kristina Hill

Gender Issues in Relation to the Alternative Movement Against the Kobe City Artery Project, Post-Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Satoko Asano

6. Shaping Community Futures

Gather at the River: Identification and Preservation of Local Culture Patsy Eubank Owens

Crafting Westport—How One Small Community Shaped Its Future Douglas Kot and Denni Ruggeri

Establishing Community Enterprise in Kinosaki Soshi Higuchi, Haruhiko Goto, Nobuyuki Sekiguchi

7. Community Differences & Multiple Publics

Multiple Publics, Urban Design, and the Right to the City: Assessing Participation in the Plaza del Colibrí Michael Rios

Negotiating Community Differences: Participatory Planning in International District, Seattle and Kogane District, Matsudo Jeffrey Hou and Isami Kinoshita

Participatory Design, the Spirit of Place, and the Pitfalls of Professionalism: Evaluation of the Town Center Design Process in Caspar, California Carey Knecht

8. Engaging Marginalized Communities

Integrated Slum Redevelopment with a Heart: Case Studies of Mojosongo, Solo, Central Java, Indonesia Antonio Ishmael Risianto

Social Organization in the Service of Improving Living Standards: The Valle del Yaqui Project Sergio Palleroni

Practical NPO Activities Corresponding to the Social and Demographic Change in a Suburban Community Yuko Hamasaki

Top-down or Bottom-up Participation? Exploring the Nexus of Power, Culture and Revitalization in a Public Housing Community Lynne C. Manzo

9. ARTivism

Identity Politics and Community Artivism: A Strategic Arts Project of Cultural Landscape Conservation at Treasure Hill, Taipei Min Jay Kang

Community Designing Process to Regain People’s Expression: The Case of the Collaborative Art Project at “Izumi no Ie” Naoki Kimura, Masato Dohi, Sanae Sugita, and Shutaro Koyama

Involving Community in the Creation of Gathering Places Milenko Matanovic

10. Tools for Participation: Power and Representation

Democratic Drawing: Techniques for Participatory Design Randolph T. Hester

Drawing the Lines in the World as Community Designers Masato Dohi

Making the Invisibility of the Urban Collective Memories Visible: Participatory Design Process as a Form of Making Urban Landscape and the positioning of the Participatory Designer Annie Yung-Teen Chiu

11. Nature(s) of Place

Opening a Private Garden to the Public through Intermediary:  the Case of Rikugien Garden in the 18th Century Tokyo Sawako Ono

Building a Multicultural Learning Community through the Nature of PlaceJulie M. Johnson

From Earthworm to the Pocket Monster: Childhood Experience of Nature and Environmental Behavior Over Time in Taipei Min-Quan Elementary School Neighborhood I-Chun Kuo

A Post-Occupancy Evaluation of Low-income Housing Development: Do User’s Values and Preferences Overlap with Sustainable Development Principles? Amy Dryden

12. Participatory Environmentalism

The Importance of Being Engaged: The Role of Community Participation in Urban Creek Stewardship Victoria Chanse and Chia-Ning Yang

Community Participation and Creek Restoration in the East Bay of San Francisco, California Louise A. Mozingo

Hands-on Action Proposals to Enhance the Traditional Daiju Weir on the Yoshino River and Leverage Citizen Power Satoko Asano, Aaron Isgar, Shuichi Murakami, Tamesuke Nagahashi, Yuichi Sato, Koichiro Yasuba

13. Community Design Pedagogies

Deliberative Education/Communicative Planning: Social Learning for Community, Environment, and Planning Dennis Ryan and Christopher Campbel

Engaging Changing Communities in the Community Design Studio Nancy Rottle

Recreating Community in Cancer Support Centers, Foster Homes and Developing Colonias Through the Hands-on Participation of a Design/build Teaching Model Daniel Winterbotto

To Inspire Students in Participatory Community Design: A Case Study from Ohnogawa Greenway Rehabilitation Proposal Koichi Kobayashi

14. Community and Youth Roundtable

Community/Youth Development: Exploring The Nexus Through Youth Leadership In Community Planning Jonathan London

Youth in the Fragmented Society Isami Kinoshita

Can We Overcome Our Modern Habits of Teaching, Learning and Designing? Elijah Mirochnik

Reflection in Action: Freirian Praxis in the Northern Cheyenne Youth Restoration Art Project (R.A.P.) Michael Rios

15. Outside-In/Inside-Out: Bridging Professional Expertise and Local Knowledge in an Era of Globalization

Increasing Walkability in West Hyattsville – a case of cross-cultural participation in community design and planning Margarita Hill

Matzu Participatory Design Studio: How does the outside professional gain understanding of the inside story in the local community John K.C. Liu, Hsing-Rong Liu and Shenglin Chan

Toward Heritage 100 years from now: An Experience of Forest Management based on the partnership between government, local community and tourists Takayoshi Yamamura, Tianxin Zhang, Aijun He

16. Cross-Cultural Roundtables

Cross-cultural Analysis of Community Design in the Neighborhood: A Review and Outlook Liling Huang, Marcia McNally and Louise Mozing

Cross-cutlural Collaboration and Community-based Planning in Quanzhou, Fujian, China: A second look based on a studio undertaken in summer 2004 Daniel Abramson and Jeffrey Hou

Authors’ Profiles