Trainings
Our popular training courses offer in-depth case studies, immersive and interactive experiences, and seasoned trainers to help you learn how to make community-powered change happen in public space.

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All courses are available as customized in-house trainings, tailored for your team’s needs.
Placemaking: Making It Happen
This training course provides an introduction to placemaking principles and methodologies for designers, managers, policymakers, funders, and others who are responsible for shaping public space. Topics include an overview of the placemaking process; tools and techniques for public space evaluation and community engagement; creative ideas for lighter, quicker, cheaper activations in public space; and an introduction to public space management.
Upcoming Trainings Dates
April 10
12
2021
How to Create Successful Public Markets
Participants in this training course learn the essentials for creating a thriving public market that is economically sustainable, maximizes community benefits, and contributes to the creation of diverse and lively public spaces. Topics include the benefits and ingredients of successful public markets, an introduction to placemaking for markets, community engagement, sustainable market operations and management, and scaling up market facilities and operations.
Upcoming Trainings Dates
April 10
12
2021
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Reimagining Streets as Places
Produced in partnership with Dutch mobility firm Mobycon, participants in this training course will learn the essentials for systematically changing transportation infrastructure and behavior, preparing community-based street activations, and balancing the movement and public space functions of a street. Topics include placemaking for streets, thinking at the network level to make people-friendly streets, working with different street typologies, Dutch design tactics for flexibility and life in the streets, communicating and collaborating across sectors, and more.
Upcoming Trainings Dates
April 10
12
2021
  • None at this time