City builders often talk about the need for community consultation. Consultation is important as it brings perspectives and feedback from community members. But too often, folks “consult” with a preconceived notion of the outcome or a limited application of what the community has to say. Another approach to involving the community is to co-create. That is, to develop ideas alongside the community.
John sits down with Brent Brown who leads an urban design practice based around this concept of co-creation.
Brent Brown is an architect, planner and urban designer. He is also the founder of building