How Community-led Design in Toronto is Redefining Neighbourhood Revitalizaton from the Ground Up

Author:

Ajeev Bhatia - Centre for Connected Communities

Brookings

Date Uploaded: November 3rd 2020
Updated: August 16th 2022
Themes:   Place Making
10 Keys :   Build on Everyone's Strengths, Work at Multiple Scales
Content Level:   Light
Resource Type:   Article

Using the Connected Community Approach means moving beyond consultation to actively engage and support residents to influence what is happening in their community. One way to do this is to use community-led design. This article describes how one community in East Scarborough engaged professional architects and planners to authentically work with local youth to transform an old police station to a thriving community hub.



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