Daily Archives: January 15, 2018


How can Experts and Laymen Generate Better Architecture Together?

In participatory urban design, how can the interaction of experts and laymen generate better architecture? In his paper, Aurelio David shows that using pattern language together with building mockups, when integrated into a piecemeal, multi-level, pyramidal mode of participation, successfully elicits local knowledge throughout multiple stages of a design process. “Such artifacts empower citizens with […]