Urbanism: A Catalyst for Wellbeing

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... (Search hits: 0 in body, 1 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 294.87)

Creating Sticky Streets

...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... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 2 in other taxonomies. Score: 196.58)

Great Books for Architects, Urbanists & Engineers

...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... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 196.58)

Self-Driving Cars: All that Glitters is not Gold

...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... (Search hits: 3 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 147.43)

Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?

...“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... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

Small Steps to Better Cities

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... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 2 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

2015’s Top Planning Trends

...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?... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

Clever Cities! Innovation as a Leader in Urban Transformation

...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... (Search hits: 2 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 98.29)

Towards Healthier Cities

...After more than a half century of separation, public health issues have returned to the urbanism discussion. But what is a healthy city? In an illuminating interview with Metropolis... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 49.14)

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