interests to make decisions based on formally recognized crowd input,such as via surveys, voting and consensus.
Who can join the crowdsourced placemaking community?
Anyone, since crowdsourcing is by definition an open call. However,crowdsourcing is based on a community with a shared vision and values,and it’s up to the financing sponsor to identify what those are at the verybeginning. So, while technically anyone can join, the intention is to focus onthose with a shared vision and values. This fosters a very positiveatmosphere.
Why participate in the crowdsourced placemaking community?
To have a say in what gets built in your neighborhood, rather than acceptwhatever real estate developers decide to put there, which often followstheir own best interests.
What happens if someone in the crowd becomes overly critical or negative?
This underscores the importance of defining a shared vision and valuesupfront, as people are much less likely to be negative of such a project.This is also why the more the project’s vision is triple-bottom-line(economically, socially, environmentally) oriented, the more shared values