Creating Vibrant Communities

Creating Vibrant Communities

A fresh approach to delivering healthy, sustainable and livable communities

Author: Dean Landy

How to create communities where people love to live.

This is a book for anyone who is involved in the creation of new places who questions can we do it better? It’s for developers, councils, public servants, retailers, design consultants, community groups – anyone involved in the development process of master planned communities through to large scale urban infill developments.

Creating Vibrant Communities sets out a practical process to encourage a more considered, strategic and collaborative approach to development, ensuring we are creating the vibrant communities where people love to live.

You’ll discover:

  • The 18 key elements of a truly vibrant community and how to achieve them.
  • What Australia’s leading developers, advocates and councils are saying about the need for healthier and more liveable communities.
  • Tribus – a community evolution process which is a three phase methodology to assist in the creation of more sustainable communities.
  • How greater collaboration can capture shared value for the developer, government and the community.
  • A practical discussion on the infl uence of architecture and urban design principles on new town and village centres.
  • How to plant the seeds for socially connected communities to thrive.
  • A range of ideas, tools, case studies and resources to assist you at every stage of the urban development process