Designing multicultural corridor: The inclusion of ethnic diversity in built environment
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The success of places depends on the quality of place. Place making is used to make quality places where people want to spend their time, which makes it sociable. Making sociable places is one of the goals of planning. In this era of globalisation more people are migrating to other countries which is making cities a diverse ethnic mix. This research will emphasis on the inclusion of ethnic diversity in a built environment of street in a diverse ethnic mix community, to make it more sociable. To include cultural diversity in a built environment of a street needs investigation of what makes it different from another culture and how one can make a street that can work for different ethnic groups at once. This research investigates the elements of design that differentiate street in a cross cultural context. This will also include a design for Wakesiah Avenue Nanaimo to make it a great street by including ethnic diversity in the built environment.