EDP Resources > How to engage communities in design
How to engage communities in design
This set of resources aims to provide guidance on the development of strategies and activities for community engagement in design. It includes three booklets designed to offer a basic introduction and some useful tools for designing places with people, a film capturing the meaning of community engagement and a film providing advice on the use of digital media in community-led design projects.
DESIGNING PLACES WITH PEOPLE: booklets
This is a set of booklets that offer a basic introduction to transforming historic places of worship through community engagement, tips for developing an engagement strategy and advice on making engagement count by capturing data from your activities.
DIGITAL MEDIA AND COMMUNITY-LED DESIGN booklet
This booklet is designed to introduce some ways that digital media can be used to support a community-led design process. The booklet provides some practical scenarios and examples to help you start your media project.
ENGAGING COMMUNITIES IN DESIGN DECISION-MAKING: film
This film documents activities during an EDP workshop on community engagement and explores the meaning and value of engaging communities in design decision-making from the perspectives of different people: communities, funders and professionals.
USING DIGITAL MEDIA IN YOUR PROJECT: film
Digital media can be a useful vehicle for your design project, helping capture and share information and achievements, explore views and perceptions, build support, and get people involved in your activities. This film explores the potential of digital media in design projects.