The clear and concise copy as well as the very appealing graphic formatting make this an excellent handbook which will be useful to so many different users in so many ways
Tony Costello, Professor of Architecture, Ball State University, USA
This excellent work shows an absolute understanding of the issues of consultation/participation
Peter Richards, Deicke Richards Architects, Australia
This is the best practical guide to running a community planning event, and a must for community groups and councils both in the UK and abroad
Roger Evans, Chairman, Urban Design Group
'An accessible how-to-do-it style, with tips, checklists and sample documents help readers to get started quickly, learn from others experience and select the approach best suited to their situation. The glossary, bibliography and contact details allow them to find further resources and information. This handbook is essential for all those involved in shaping their local environment - planners, architects, community workers, local authorities and residents - and a useful reference for students.'
Attractively laid out with illustrations, graphics and sample documents
[its] informative, accessible and worthwhile Housing
This handbook is for planners, local authorities, architects, community workers, students and local residents
OXFAMS REVIEW OF JOURNALS
An excellent guidebook in new planning method.
valuable not only for specialists but also for any general reader interested in the most pressing global environmental problems and in the inadequacies and inequities in the means proposed to address them
ENVIRONMENT & URBANIZATION