placemaking masters, part 2


Yesterday, I posited, with tongue-in-cheek, that children are the best land use consultants we have.

Today, I’m underscoring that with more evidence, as a child’s analysis verifies the value of a French street mime in a public place.

Is it time to move from Form-Based to Smile-Based Codes?

Image composed by the author in Avignon, France. Click on the image for more detail. © 2009-2013 myurbanistAll Rights Reserved. Do not copy.

For more information on the role of personal experience in understanding the changing city, see Urbanism Without Effortan e-book from Island Press.

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