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  • Page ID
    13180
    • TitlePage
    • InfoPage
    • Table of Contents
    • Foreword
      To Catch the Rain by Lonny Grafman leads with the motivating sentence “Inspiring stories of communities coming together to catch their rain and how you can do it too.” This guidebook is meant for practitioners and partners, whether students, teachers, designers, engineers, organizers, or end-users.
    • Preface
      I have been incredibly lucky. Every day, I have the pleasure of working with engaged community members around the world to use available resources to meet pressing needs (Figure 1). This book highlights just a few of those projects, the ones that focused on catching the rain. Community-based design creates the lens through which this book is written, and it provides the basis for the examples and stories included.