Daily Archives: March 8, 2013

Travel & Place

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Public (adjective):

1. of, pertaining to, or affecting a population or a community as a whole

2. open to all persons (dictionary.com)

Tourist (adjective):

1. a person on an excursion or sightseeing (dictionary.com)

So the idea behind this post is to make a correlation between developing a strong sense of place within a community and its residual impacts on the tourist’s experience. Because most tourists spend an exorbitant amount of time wandering in, through, and along what is identified as the public realm.

PrintProject for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit planning, design and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities.

PPS has complied a list of 60 of the World’s Greatest Places we (the public) remember most vividly, the places where serendipitous things happen, the places we tell stories about…discover=>