Tactical Urbanism

Why Tactical Urbanism is key to revitalizing cities: Tactical Urbanism is a fundamental placemaking tool for including citizens in shaping
Tactical Urbanism: Short-term action for long-term change: See updated version of this article here. Why wait for neighborhood change
Learning from the Burning Man principles in our cities: This is the ultimate demonstration of crowdsourced placemaking in the world: 70,000

Innovation Districts

‘Innovation Districts’ are the heart of our economic growth: Since this blog’s first articles in 2003, the vision has been about
A model for crowdplacemaking is… in Vegas?: What happens when you take a crowdsourced pop-up city of 60,000 people
The economic benefits to businesses in walkable communities: Walkable is good for business. A November 2013 report, Business Performance in Walkable

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Why Tactical Urbanism is key to revitalizing cities Tactical Urbanism is a fundamental placemaking tool for including citizens in shaping their own community. Here’s an extensive primer
Does crowdsourcing places result in better design? “Never ask the consumer about the future. You can ask them what their aspirations are, but you will not get an
Fine art = revitalization; commercial art = gentrification? Many of us know the story: Artists and creatives move into a less than desirable neighborhood; proceed to make
Crowdsourced resource for innovative ‘legacy city’ placemaking While cities that lost more than 50% of their population since their peak, known as legacy cities, face many
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Crowdsourced Placemaking

Why Tactical Urbanism is key to revitalizing cities Tactical Urbanism is a fundamental placemaking tool for including citizens in shaping their own community. Here’s an extensive primer on what Tactical Urbanism is, what it looks like and how you can initiate or
Does crowdsourcing places result in better design? “Never ask the consumer about the future. You can ask them what their aspirations are, but you will not get an answer about what you should do. Design will bring those stories to life.” Yves Behar Myth:
Tactical Urbanism: Short-term action for long-term change See updated version of this article here. Why wait for neighborhood change when you can do it yourself? Citizens are taking into their own hands at improving the livability of their neighborhoods and cities,

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The actual headlines based on a new U.S. PIRG
If given the opportunity to crowdsource a vision for
This is a follow up story to “Bristol crowdsources