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Practices and Processes of Placemaking in Inuit Nunangat (The Canadian Arctic)

  • Scott Heyes
  • Martha Dowsley
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Abstract

In this chapter, we introduce the concept of ‘placemaking’ to the Canadian Arctic context, a term frequently used in urban planning and architectural settings to describe and characterise how spaces are formed by organic and systematic activities, particularly in contemporary times.

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Acknowledgements

We thank our Inuit colleagues and friends for passing on their knowledge of the land and the sea to us, and for welcoming us into their homes. Thanks to Dr Christine Heyes-LaBond for providing constructive feedback in the preparation of this chapter.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of CanberraCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.Lakehead UniversityThunder BayCanada

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