Jane’s Walk Weekend

...This weekend, thousands of people will take to streets around the world. It won’t be in protest, but rather to celebrate their neighbourhoods. Inspired by the grassroots activism and... (Search hits: 4 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 196.58)

Family-Friendly Cities?

...interesting in recent months has been The American Conservative‘s debate about “vibrant” neighbourhoods, kids and communities. In a withering critique of the creative class and it’s vibrant urban neighbourhoods (VUNs),... (Search hits: 4 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 196.58)

Project Drawdown and Passive Houses

...of implementing project drawndown requires the design of net zero neighbourhoods.   What is Net Zero and how is it related? A Net Zero building is defined by the Canadian... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 147.44)

Hidden Density: The Growing Case for ADUs

...would otherwise allow. The addition of these units is a form of small-scale urban infill, adding “hidden density” to neighbourhoods without obtrusive changes to the neighbourhood character. Units are either... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 147.44)

Urban Health Centres & Good Neighbours

...in many cases, the physical and social connections between hospitals and their surrounding neighbourhoods remain limited. The Brookings Institute highlighted this disconnect, and more importantly, the value of physically and... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

Urban Educations: K-12 in the Downtown Core

...been a 134 per cent increase in the number of children living in Vancouver’s downtown neighbourhoods from 2001 to 2011, according to UBC sociology professor Nathanael Lauster. To accommodate some... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

Urban Burbs, the Next Millennial Magnets?

...the suburbs either. Instead, to fulfill their desire for urbanity, city neighbourhoods outside the downtown core are the primary destination. To live affordably near work and/or school, with plenty of... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

Street Murals: The Power of Public Art

...change neighbourhoods. Community groups have been using murals for generations to inspire social change. In New York City, community-organization Groundswell was founded with the belief that “collaborative art-making combines the... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

Smart City in the Heartland

...garage. It includes targeted interventions to improve connections to under-served and marginalized neighbourhoods, as well as plans to reduce traffic collisions, including new technology for buses. The winning proposal also... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.15)

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