Festival Draws Participation Of Children In Planning

The Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association recently cosponsored a "box city festival" in Cedar Rapids where children participated in the development of a city, including obtaining necessary permits for construction.
January 19, 2002, 10am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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The Box City Festival is a concept for teaching and involving children in the city planning and design process. Children and their parents have the opportunity to design and lay out a city, and must get permits, follow zoning requirements, and make decisions about issues such as locating a new fire station, school, landfill, and other public facilities. [PDF format, 1.1 MB]

Thanks to George Wesselhoft

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Published on Tuesday, January 1, 2002 in Iowa Chapter American Planning Association
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