Generic urbanism describes a non-specific, identity-lacking urban landscape.
DIY urbanism empowers residents to implement the changes they seek and are create their own positive urban interventions.
PARK(ing) Day is returning to downtown Phoenix on Friday, September 17th when we’ll transform curbside parking spots into temporary public parks.
Here is the ‘Saturday 6’; a selection of articles I found interesting over the past week.
On Tuesday, I posted a review of the book What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs. As I mentioned in the review, one of the books editors was Stephen Goldsmith. At the time of the book’s publication, Stephen wrote a post for Gothamist on the life and legacy of …
In What We See, 30 essayists try to make sense of their own cities or situations in light of what Jane Jacobs’ observed.
Urban fabric is the physical form of towns and cities. Like textiles, urban fabric comes in many different types and weaves.
Just as a farmer must tend each plant, those involved in cultivating urban terroir must tend to the needs of each resident.
This video is about two people who, arguably, had more of an impact on the course of urban planning than any others—Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs.