Making Space for Community


Conversation with John, Peter and Ross Chapin: Making Space for Community

Download or listen to John and Peter’s conversation with architect, community planner and author Ross Chapin, the leader in defining and designing pocket neighborhoods. Ross believes that scale and design impact the quality of our conversations, relationships and our sense of community. His work has inspired news stories in dozens of major U.S. newspapers, magazines and TV shows, and his projects have won numerous design awards, including the American Institute of Architects Housing Awards for 2005, 2007 and 2009.

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Running time (with Q&A): 0:50:21





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About the Lead Author

John McKnight
John McKnight
John McKnight is emeritus professor of education and social policy and codirector of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute at DePaul University. He is the coauthor of Building Communities from the Inside Out and the author of The Careless Society. He has been a community organizer and serves on the boards of several national organizations that support neighborhood development.

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