Friday 5: Articles for Urbanists [Jan 29th-Feb 4th]

This week’s list looks at how small-scale and informal changes can have large and lasting effects in our cities.

  • The Interventionist’s Toolkit Our current recession is inspiring its own strategies and tactics: It’s increasingly a catch-all for a host of urban interventions. This is a trend that author Mimi Zeiger describes with a mouthful of a title: Provisional, Opportunistic, Ubiquitous, and Odd Tactics in Guerilla and DIY Practice and Urbanism. (Places.DesignObserverHere’s more on DIY Urbanism.

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