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UNPLANNED: Research and Experiments at the Urban Scale 25 March 2010 – 2 July 2010 Opening Reception Thursday March 25, 2010 5PM – 8PM Pacific Design Center (PDC) Suite B208 | West Hollywood, CA | 90069
Waratah Land Trust: promotion video
Many hands make light wo rk and there is so much to be learned from others - A working B is the perfect place to see both of these become a reality. Working B's at The Ranch can last anywhere from 1 day to 1 week and are an effort to make huge progress on works at the ranch in a short space of time. Volunteers offer their time, their hands, and their ideas to The Ranch for as long as they are able, and i n return they are fed, hydrated, entertained, and educated, in what inevitably becomes an extremely rewarding und ertaking.
Open Countries = Países Abertos
The Nomadic Allotments project is delivered in collaboration between Borough Market , The Welsh School of Architecture , Rachael Davidson and Dr.
Essay: Mimi Zeiger P ark(ing) Day, San Francisco. [photo courtesy of SPUR ]
I talk a lot on this blog about food happenings, informal economies, and cultural tourism.
New Media Applications for Urbanism
The Urbanist calendar published on Monday was, admittedly, a visual provocation, setting a stage for thought about important urban issues for 2012.
Image by Gordon Douglas, via Good
For the second strand of the Human Cities project, called “Reclaiming Public Space”, the network has been enlarged to several cultural and associated partners such as Time Circus (BE), Prostoroz ( SLO ) and Esterni (IT) in order to reflect and focus on a broader range of creative interventions and appropriation initiatives of urban public space by its users. In Spring 2012, Brussels will host its second Human Cities festival where scientific and cultural actors will stress bottom-up initiatives set up by citizens, artists and associations that re-shape the forms and appropriation of public space.
Newcastle Productions A studio for illustrator and printmaker Trevor Dickinson, whose drawings of landmarks and urban landscapes have stolen all of our hearts since he started drawing Newcastle four years ago. Adorning tea-towels, coffee mugs, magnets and postcards, Trevor’s loving and...
Via Baltimore Inner Space blog comes an interesting approach to participatory redevelopment.
Note: Throughout the brief history of this blog I strove to make the content as universal as possible.
We challenge you, the people of Baltimore, to redesign the Franklin Mulberry corridor. To help you get started, we have uploaded a few starter models to Google 3D Warehouse, as shown to the right.
The current recession was unforeseen by all but the most thoughtful and careful investors, but many effects of the recession are predictable.
With a few trees, some sidewalk tables, and lots of community input, a Dallas street was transformed. Photo: Go Oak Cliff