“Jane Jacobs” Best Match
Celebrate your City this Weekend with Jane’s Walk!
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celebrate all that Jacobs fought for! Jane Jacobs was an urban activist and writer whose community-based approach to urban planning is continually celebrated to this day. Jacobs had no formal...
Jane’s Walk Weekend
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...ideas of renowned urbanist Jane Jacobs, 2017 marks the 11th annual Jane’s Walk weekend. Covering a range of topics limited only by participants’ imaginations, free, locally organized, tours will take...
Jane Jacobs & Holes in the Wall
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...growth, but it doesn’t stop there. Writing in 1956, Jane Jacobs underlines the importance of “hole in the wall” shops and restaurants. From her street-level perspective, these places, and the...
Jane Jacobs was Right
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In her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Jane Jacobs recorded her observations on city building from Greenwich Village in New York City. Notably, she identified four...
Everything is Connected to Everything Else
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Jane Jacobs’ 10 most important (and misunderstood) lessons. City-making professions are taking steps towards holistic perspectives and diminished silos, but a half-century on, Jane’s work still has many lessons to...
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...Schwarz contrasts the diversity and vibrancy of Jane Jacobs’ Greenwich Village with the form that exists today. Arguing that today’s VUNs are devolving into “adult playgrounds”, he notes that while...
Industrial Revolution: Renewing the Rust Belt
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...interest to Uber. Second, Jane Jacobs once said that, “New ideas need old buildings.” Now, in many thriving cities, old buildings are preserved for heritage, limiting their capacity for new...
What Would Cities Designed by Women Look Like?
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Leading exceptions, like Jane Jacobs and Janette Sadik-Khan aside, citymaking remains a male-dominated profession. Confronting this reality, the Guardian Cities spoke with a number of prominent female urbanists to find...
Ecology, Design Patterns & the Self-Building City
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While a resurgence in mixed-use development has contributed to more human-scale districts, Färgfabriken‘s Jan Ryden argues in a recent article for Volume, that it often lacks the diversity Jane Jacobs...