5 Steps to Creating High-Performance Communities

Communities should have energy and water-saving systems, but at a high level there also needs to be a more holistic approach to creating a sense of place and connection, while at the same time being accessible to different demographics and vibrant all throughout the day.


Noah Friedman and Kristen Hall (Perkin+Will) explore what makes community in the article below. They suggest the following 5 parameters are integral to successful community design.

  1. Mobility
  2. Focused Intensity
  3. Pedestrian Focused
  4. Well-Loved Public Places
  5. Social Vibrancy

High performing communities (ArchDaily)

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