Book Chapter

Conclusion: Placemaking as Critical Pedagogy of Place

Kelum Palipane, Iderlina Mateo-Babiano, undefined Hernandez-Santin

Placemaking Sandbox: Emergent Approaches, Techniques and Practices to Create More Thriving Places | Palgrave Pivot | Published : 2020


This concluding chapter rehearses many of the themes that have emerged in the previous chapters within the context of placemaking pedagogy. It strives to frame the Sandbox approach to placemaking pedagogy as a critical pedagogy. It picks up key themes that emerged in the case study chapters and discusses them in relation to this framing, ending with questioning whether the Sandbox method offers an alternative to typical approaches of teaching and researching placemaking, in particular the design studio models. The chapter concludes by identifying key aspects that need to be addressed in order to develop a more effective critical pedagogical framework through which to enhance student learning..

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