This week’s collection of curated news and views for urbanists.
“The right to the city is not merely a right of access to what already exists, but a right to change it after our heart’s desire.”
A clip of William H. Whyte’s The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces that looks at why some open spaces of cities work for people and others don’t.
Jacobsean urbanism is named after Jane Jacobs, an urban activist who championed the interests of local residents over car-centered planning.
While traditional urbanism tends to follow a formal approach, informal urbanism is borne out of frustration with the status quo.
Five good reads for urbanists.
ASU’s Phoenix Urban Research Laboratory and the School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning are hosting two lectures by Andrés Duany on Oct. 13
Lots of great material to choose from this week. Here are five of the best: