Identify and locate major and minor centers which will work well as public places
||PEDESTRIANS ALWAYS FIRST|
As a general matter, public spaces for pedestrians must be defined BEFORE, not after, defining the spaces for cars, roads, and parking
||MAIN CENTER. Then, the first concrete thing to do, is to find the most natural place for the neighborhood's main center.|
||EMBELLISH Embellish the main center with places, and music, and dance around it|
If a public place becomes successful, enlarge it.
Locate the most paths along beautiful spots and lines
|5.6 ||MINOR CENTERS|
Locate minor public centers as far as it makes sense at this early stage
Go back over all the public spaces you have located so far, and give each one a size and shape appropriate to its position. In doing this you are, step by step, to begining to shape the shared space of the community
RECURSIVE POSITIVE SPACE RULE|
Make sophisticated public spaces by repeating the application of positive space again and again.