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WSP: Revitalizing Underutilized Spaces
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Toolkit Instructions
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The purpose of this toolkit is to suggest a design solution and a site for revitalization.
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How to use this toolkit
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1Gather your requirements. This could include budget, timeline, community need, etc. You may list this out in the 'Requirements' sheet for your own reference.

Consulting with a designer, list out potential sites for this project.
2Based on these requirements, go to the 'Survey' sheet and fill out the drop-down boxes in yellow [C] based on your identified requirements.

On the right will appear suggested physical components for your site, and a site chosen from your provided list.
3In 'Results,' you can note any potential concerns with this result

If the combination does not work, return to step 2 and reconsider your priorities.
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Here are explanations of each tab within this sheets file, and also some notes to keep in mind:
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Requirements
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Here, identify the requirements of the project. This may include project constraints, client need, and community need based on prior consultation.
Examples could include: catering to specific demographic, provides opportunity for local artists, provides greenery, etc.)
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Solution Matrix
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This matrix assesses the viability of various design interventions based on client and community need. The top row are pre-identified and pre-assessed design solutions based on best practices. Fill out the yellow column based on the questions related to your list of requirements.
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Site Identification Matrix
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This matrix allows assesses the viability of various potential locations for revitalization and suitability for the chosen solution.
The top row lists multiple potential locations, this list is assumed to be pre-determined.
Sample potential locations may include (but are not limited to): laneways, parking lots, pathways, schoolyards, POPs, etc.
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Results
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Here the findings of the matrices are assessed. Working with professionals, identify any potential concerns.
If the combination of the suggested solution and the identified site are incompatible or undesirable, return to step 2 and either revise your weightings, or select the next best design solution/site
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