“Tactical Urbanism” Best Match
Urbanism: A Catalyst for Wellbeing
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In what some have defined as the Third Era of Health, we must radically rethink our approach to sustaining our healthcare system. This is particularly acute given that...
Creating Sticky Streets
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...our existing spaces, and redesigns can also play a role. Whether it’s a change in city guidelines or the use of tactical urbanism, there’s a lot of low hanging fruit...
Great Books for Architects, Urbanists & Engineers
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...field. On the urban planning and design front, Planetizen curated a well rounded list that includes a colouring book as well books on tactical urbanism, the economics of hosting the...
Self-Driving Cars: All that Glitters is not Gold
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...urbanism. Parking and Traffic There are certainly benefits derived from freeing up highly valuable developable land in our downtowns by removing or transforming parking structures, and the proposal to utilize...
Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?
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...“Tactical Urbanism“ is a fast, low cost and low risk way to test the concept in Canada. Using paint, wooden pallets, movable seating and plants, a project lasting two to...
Small Steps to Better Cities
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When thinking about how to make better cities, we often focus on the splashy potential of mega projects. While a new skyscraper or bridge can be transformational, these...
2015’s Top Planning Trends
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...of trends, rather than aggregated data, as in 2014. Could this be a trend towards re-balancing qualitative and quantitative analysis in urbanism? What would you include on this list?...
Clever Cities! Innovation as a Leader in Urban Transformation
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...dynamics – increased urbanisation and centralised populations – and changing approaches to urbanism – through focus on live-work, mixed uses and increased desegregation of industries – has led to the...
Ecology, Design Patterns & the Self-Building City
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...Jacobs championed, driving up costs and limiting fine grain development. He proposes the re-application of Christopher Alexander’s design language to urbanism. The article critiques large developers but, ironically, this strategy...
The Case for ‘Dispersed’ TODs
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...at a time of your choosing and take you to your doorstep with the price included in your transit ticket. While this concept may provoke criticism from contemporary urbanism circles,...