Toy or Tool: Urban Planning as Community Board Game
"The process is more than child's play, Rojas says. Over the years he has created 43 scale models to stimulate public interest in things such as restoration of the Los Angeles River shoreline."
"It's a great exhibit," said Alan Huyhn, a private planning consultant from Culver City who has seen the Long Beach model. "Urban planning can be intimidating. People don't always go to city planning workshops because they think they won't understand the process or it will be boring."