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THE GRAND MIX THE “GRAND MIX” OF THE PUBLIC REALM

This description of top-down and bottom-up planning continue from this introductory description as a thread of logic that weaves through pages 79, 91, 105, 115, 156, & 159.

TOP-DOWN LOGISTICS FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION POLICY-BASED AND SINGULAR

ORDER TOP-DOWN • GOVERNMENT • POLICY • BUDGET • ENFORCEMENT • INSPECTION

TOP-DOWN

• DEDUCTION

Top-down entities are key to maintaining a civil society and the repository of the collective expertise necessary to carry out logistical planning.

• GLOBAL

BOTTOM-UP

BOTTOM-UP

• DECREE

In planning, bottom-up approaches use greater participation by the public in the early visioning stages, focusing on measuring the ambitions of the people who will be living in the world being planned. Bottomup approaches have a greater tendency to focus on the process of creating beauty and making a civil society one worth living in.

• INDIVIDUALS • VISION • ECONOMY • INITIATIVE • GRASS ROOTS • EXPLORATION • LOCALIZED • CONVERSATION

BOTTOM-UP VISION

BEAUTY

FORM FOLLOWS PROCESS NON-LINEAR EXPLORATION BY THE MANY

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OVERVIEW

PROJECTS

EVENTS

PLANITORIUM

NEXT STEPS

CONCLUSIONS

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