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Cover of PAS Memo July-August 2021: Design Thinking in Planning Practice

Design Thinking in Planning Practice

September/October 2021

Design thinking offers communities an effective set of tools to achieve their goals and to leverage assets that they might not have even realized they had. This PAS Memo explains the design thinking process and and explores how this approach can contribute to planning practice.

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