Designing Policy is a board & card game to help players understand and navigate a project, its design, and relevant policies. The game was developed in 2017 by the Enterprise Rose Architectural Fellowship.
Scenario Planning is a process to identify alternative futures based on trends and drivers of change. Used when there are unknown variables, participants can detect plausible futures and from there, select desired futures, goals and activities to get there.
A neighborhood innovation lab gathers residents, educators, tech companies, government officials and other stakeholders to solve local problems through data analysis, apps, sensors that monitor neighborhood resources and Internet of Things (Iot) devices.
St. Luis Obispo California created a manual/ templates to improve outreach for informing, consulting and collaborating with the community. The guide provides local information & checklists on legal requirements, stakeholders, venues, and the press.
UrbanDig Project is the meeting point of performance art and urban space within a "dig" of a cultural capital in the contemporary city. in Athens Greece, The project supports bottom-up activities and intends to build trust inside the communities by integrating innovative practices in ways that are outside traditional norms but expect to share a common interest in the neighborhood leading to its’ sustainable development.
Community Design Centers host physical space for interdisciplinary collaboration for city & community design. These centers convene citizens, academics, professionals and civic leaders to shape design options and decisions.
As more content goes digital and mobile, we all find ourselves working with apps and websites for our organizations, companies, cities and even community groups. Not only do we need to get the content right, but we also have to pay a lot of attention to usability, design, navigation, and an increasing list of features. The only way to accomplish this? With users. Ideally, we get our digital prototypes to users before launch (and even before launching a closed beta). One of the quickest ways to get immediate feedback on working prototypes & updates is through a screencast. A screen cast is a digital movie showing features & how to navigate content that is on your screen. For planning and community advocates, cases include: Feedback on app/website/game design Making tutorials Getting feedback on a presentation Pitches for selling products, services or ideas (for example “selling” a colleague on an affordable housing policy that is better…