It’s hard to believe it, here in New York, but Spring is right around the corner. Which means that PPS’s 2018 training season is soon upon us!
Every year Project for Public Spaces holds a series of placemaking trainings, and this year will be no exception. We are excited to formally announce our first two trainings of 2018:
Register now, before space runs out, or read on for more details!
Placemaking: Making it Happen is a three day course that builds on participants’ knowledge of placemaking concepts and provides the tools to implement and manage placemaking projects in public space. Content consists of an overview of placemaking principles and strategies, an interactive demonstration of placemaking tools and techniques in real public spaces around New York, and presentations from multiple longtime placemaking practitioners to provide participants with creative ideas to implement and manage their own placemaking projects. Topics will include:
How to Create Successful Markets is a two day training where participants learn the essentials for creating a thriving public market that is economically sustainable, maximizes community benefits, and contributes to the creation of public places that attract a broad diversity of people. Participants will spend the first day of the training learning the essentials for creating an extraordinary public market during work sessions, and spend the second day learning on site during tours of New York City’s thriving open-air and indoor public markets. While covering current public market trends and topics, the course also maintains a strong placemaking component, offering a variety of tools for turning markets into better community places. Topics will include:
If you would like to learn more about how to make placemaking happen, or how to successfully manage a market in your community, make sure to register for one of our Spring trainings soon! Our trainings do sell out quickly, and we’d hate for you to miss the chance to learn from the experts!