Achieving Great Federal Public Spaces: A Property Manager's Guide is an invaluable book for property managers, developers, and anyone else who wants to evaluate and improve their lobbies, atriums, plazas, courtyards, and other public spaces.
Written and designed by PPS and the General Services Administration–the real estate arm of the federal government–the book is both a hands-on resource with on-site exercises and a handy reference tool full of ideas and inspiration.
This publication is free (shipping costs apply). It can also be downloaded as free PDFs, in four major sections:
Introduction – (click here to download)
Why great places matter and what makes a good public space.
Evaluation – (click here to download)
How to determine which aspects of a building’s public space need improvement, and which are performing well.
Solutions – (click here to download)
What improvements work in the short-, medium-, and long-term.
Implementation – (click here to download)
How to successfully put ideas into practice.