“Neighbourhoods” Best Match
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...of leading edge neighbourhoods look like? Fast Company identified five positive concepts that could shape the neighbourhoods of the future. Key themes are: Near self-sufficiency: De-centralized energy generation, on-site waste...
Jane’s Walk Weekend
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...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 the...
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...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), Benjamin...
Project Drawdown and Passive Houses
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...recently prepared a Net Zero Neighbourhoods Report to lead the way in designing these neighbourhoods. This report presents strategies for a new approach to city planning and development and advocates...
Hidden Density: The Growing Case for ADUs
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...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 added...
Urban Health Centres & Good Neighbours
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...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 socially...
Urban Educations: K-12 in the Downtown Core
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...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 of...
Urban Burbs, the Next Millennial Magnets?
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...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 spaces...
The Sustainable Urban Future of Nordic Cities
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...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 offers...
Street Murals: The Power of Public Art
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...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 sanctity...