“Neighbourhoods” Best Match
/ ibi-ideas / neighbourhood-innovation
...From villages to industrial towns, exurbs to eco-districts, the forms our neighbourhoods take are in a constant state of change. Influenced by the rise of new technology, shifting preferences,...
Jane’s Walk Weekend
/ ibi-ideas / janes-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...
/ ibi-ideas / cities-for-children
...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),...
Project Drawdown and Passive Houses
/ ibi-ideas / project-drawdown-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...
Hidden Density: The Growing Case for ADUs
/ ibi-ideas / hidden-density-growing-case-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...
Urban Health Centres & Good Neighbours
/ ibi-ideas / 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...
Urban Educations: K-12 in the Downtown Core
/ ibi-ideas / urban-educations-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...
Urban Burbs, the Next Millennial Magnets?
/ ibi-ideas / 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...
The Sustainable Urban Future of Nordic Cities
/ ibi-ideas / sustainable-urban-future-nordic-cities
...they seek billion-dollar solutions or small-scale improvements, the Nordic context offers useful insight. Sørenga, Oslo. Photo Credit: Katrine Lunke/Wikimedia Commons Creating Neighbourhoods that Consume Less Beyond transport, improved building performance...
A Home for Tomorrow? The Rise of YIMBY
/ ibi-ideas / home-tomorrow-rise-yimby
...how the media was always doing a narrative of exploitative developers and their political lackeys vs regular folk who didn’t want their neighbourhoods destroyed. One day, we decided to quit...