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Concrete, skills and concepts Room N405 Workshop 6 Angus Willson Places People Want Robert Thompson cartoon removed for copyright reasons Man faced with community jigsaw of thousands of pieces: Uggh, without a big picture to follow its impossible
Living Geography: places people want Concrete, skills and concepts Eight components of sustainable communities a) points of view b) evidence and meaning from photographs Hand-out of References and links Two publications: Making Places: creating sustainable communities ASC about… place making
Screen grab removed for copyright reasons. Five seconds into the Sony Bravia advert shows the tower block and row of town houses prior to explosions of brightly-coloured paint. Further details and download from www.bravia-advert.com What? Where? What next?
Alternative futures If one of the main purposes of education is to prepare young people for the future then where in education are they given the opportunity to explore that future? Preferable Current Trends Probable
Living Geography captures geography which is: Current and future oriented Local but set in wider (global) contexts Investigates change processes Evaluates change Where will I live? – exploring the key concept of place The bigger concepts