Makati City-Best Practice Briefing

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<ul><li><p>Presented by: </p><p>ATTY. VIOLETA SOMERA SEVA </p><p>Senior Advisor </p><p>City Government of Makati </p></li><li><p>MAKATI CITY The Financial Center of the Philippines </p><p>Land Area: 27.36 sq. kms. </p><p>Population: </p><p>oNight time: 510,383 </p><p>oDay time: 3.7 million </p><p>Population Density: 23,957 </p><p>person/sqkm </p><p>2 Congressional Districts </p><p>33 Barangays (Communities) </p><p>One out of 17 LGUs in Metro </p><p>Manila (National Capital Region) </p></li><li><p>WHY A GREEN URBAN DESIGN CENTER? </p><p> Makati City is steadfast in the </p><p>establishment of programs, projects and </p><p>activities towards a livable and healthy </p><p>environment </p><p> Makati aims to upgrade its physical </p><p>environment and infrastructure, </p><p>specifically the enhancement of urban </p><p>design and cityscape, rehabilitation of </p><p>blighted, obsolescent and environmentally </p><p>sensitive areas and upgrading </p><p>infrastructure, facilities and services to </p><p>improve environmental quality </p></li><li><p>MAKATI GREEN URBAN DESIGN CENTER </p><p>(Makati-GUDC) </p><p> Initiated by the City Government of Makati, the Makati-GUDC is a </p><p>collaboration of the University of the Philippines School of Urban </p><p>and Regional Planning Alumni and Friends Foundation Inc. and the </p><p>University of Makati. </p></li><li><p>MAKATI GREEN URBAN DESIGN CENTER </p><p>(Makati-GUDC) </p><p> Lectures on GREEN BUILDING, URBAN </p><p>DESIGN, PLANNING AND LANDSCAPE </p><p>ARCHITECTURE are given by esteemed </p><p>professors of the University of the </p><p>Philippines College of Architecture. </p><p> Lectures on SUSTAINABLE URBAN </p><p>GOVERNANCE are provided by professors </p><p>of the College of Governance and Public </p><p>Policy of Umak and the Pimentel Institute </p><p>for Local Governance </p></li><li><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p><p> The pilot activity of the Makati-GUDC </p><p> Aims to bring the concepts of green building, </p><p>resilience and sustainable urban governance </p><p>at the grassroots level as it targets barangays, </p><p>the smallest unit of government in the </p><p>country </p><p> Participants of the workshop are provided </p><p>with lectures on urban design, barangay </p><p>governance, green building practices, disaster </p><p>risk reduction and management, and </p><p>financing and management of public spaces. </p></li><li><p>WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES 1) To develop an urban design process for the </p><p> different participants </p><p>2) To develop skills in governance </p><p>3) To acquire and understand district information </p><p>4) To identify and understand sites to develop urban </p><p>programs </p><p>5) To become familiar with models of green urban design </p><p>6) To locate, program, and design green urban public and </p><p>publicly accessible spaces </p><p>7) To communicate green design ideas to varying audiences </p><p>8) To implement green design ideas for public and publicly </p><p>accessible spaces </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>WORKSHOP DESIGN 6 Week long, once a week workshop </p><p> 3 hrs of lectures with 3 hours of studio work </p><p> Lectures revolve around 4 THEMES: </p><p>1) Governance And Experiencing Place </p><p>2) District Information And Understanding </p><p>Place </p><p>3) Designing And Applying A Green Urban </p><p>Public Space </p><p>4) Managing And Marketing A Green Public </p><p>Space </p><p> 2 Reviews Interim and Final </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>STUDIO WORK Lecturers for the day supervise the half-</p><p>day studio work </p><p> Local officials are partnered with </p><p>graduate students of prominent </p><p>architecture schools in the Philippines </p><p> The graduate students serve as the </p><p>experts who will provide guidance and </p><p>help translate the officials vision into </p><p>projects that will improve the physical </p><p>environment of the communities. </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>PRESENTATION TO THE MAYOR </p><p> Outputs of the workshop are </p><p>presentated to the City Mayor and </p><p>other city officials </p><p> Outstanding projects will be awarded </p><p>with seed money which the winning </p><p>barangay can use to implement their </p><p>proposed projects </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>PROPOSED PROJECTS Green projects that have been </p><p>proposed by the barangays include: </p><p>o Greening of barangay halls and </p><p>facilities - for climate resilience </p><p>o Urban agriculture for food </p><p>security </p><p>o Pocket parks and linear parks </p><p>along creeks or critical areas </p><p>for flood mitigation </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>PROPOSED PROJECTS o Multi-modal transport development </p><p>for sustainable urban transport </p><p>o Materials recovery facilities for </p><p>proper solid waste management </p><p>o Urban redevelopment projects for </p><p>facilities upgrading and rehousing of </p><p>informal settlers and displaced </p><p>population along critical areas </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>ACCOMPLISHMENTS </p><p> To date, 29 out of 33 Barangays </p><p>have completed the workshop </p><p> Several proposed projects have </p><p>been funded and are already in </p><p>their implementation stage </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>CHALLENGES </p><p> The transfer of technical knowledge from trained professionals </p><p>to the barangay official had not been easy as some concepts are </p><p>highly technical. </p><p> There had been great reluctance to think outside of the box </p><p>for type of project to be proposed and for fund sourcing. </p><p> Replicating and bringing the Makati-GUDC Workshop outside of </p><p>Metro Manila entails logistical difficulties </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>LESSONS LEARNED </p><p> Projects are of better fit and are easily received by the </p><p>community especially if the community itself is involved in the </p><p>development. </p><p> Lectures and discussions should be less technical, using </p><p>language that can easily be grasped by officials various </p><p>educational attainment </p><p> Barangay officials should be encouraged to think of innovative </p><p>and exciting projects to keep the communities vibrant </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>LESSONS LEARNED </p><p> The center should strive to look for partners who can help </p><p>barangays/communities fund their projects. </p><p> A new workshop design should be formulated to accommodate </p><p>interested barangays outside of Manila and for them to benefit </p><p>in the program. </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>FUTURE ENDEAVORS </p><p> The workshop will be upscaled and offered </p><p>to other city officials councilors and </p><p>congressmen. </p><p> As the workshop is beneficial not only to </p><p>Makati Barangays, the workshop will be </p><p>opened for the training of officials from </p><p>other cities, gradually greening and making </p><p>the whole country resilient. </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>THE MAKATI-GUDC PROCESS </p><p> The Makati-GUDC workshop is highly </p><p>replicable anywhere in the world as it does </p><p>not prescribe a specific template for the </p><p>formulation and implementation projects. </p><p> It is the communities who identify their </p><p>needs, capacities and ways for which they </p><p>can best realize their green vision. </p><p>Makati-GUDC </p><p>Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>Once again, Makati serves as a model </p><p>for other LGUs in having a program that </p><p>can truly help our communities. </p><p>This is a shift from being local </p><p>politicians to planners of our individual </p><p>communities. </p><p> HON. JEJOMAR ERWIN S. BINAY JR. City Mayor </p><p>10 June 2012 </p><p>Presentation of Outputs </p><p>1st Makati-GUDC Green Urban Design and </p><p>Governance Workshop </p></li><li><p>FOR MORE INFORMATION, </p><p>CONTACT: </p><p> </p><p> </p></li></ul>