The Death and Life of the Single Family House illustrates how densification allows residents to share the stimuli of the urban core.
My role at Strong Towns is to help the team out with doing social media, digital advertising and community building for the organization.
Tactical Urbanism provides permission for engaged community members to become key actors in the transformation of their neighbourhoods.
Ali Butcher knows the built forms of our cities expose something about our values and priorities. In his TEDxJacksonville talk, Redefining Space: Creativity and Sustainability in the City, Butcher first examines the shared historical narratives of Jacksonville and Vancouver, BC, and then charts where the cities’ values and growth patterns have diverged. Butcher challenges us…
In Urban Acupuncture, Jaime Lerner outlines a method for initiating urban change through small, innovative interventions that target a specific challenge.
Vancouver’s Pop-Up City Hall was a first step in exploring new ways for the City to engage with its residents.
Urbanism Without Effort by Chuck Wolfe is a helpful book for urbanites to reflect on how their neighbourhoods have evolved, and how they might be improved.
Experienced urban practitioners and novice urbanists alike will find several new insights in Nan Ellin’s Good Urbansim.
Here is a video segment I did on what I love about living in Vancouver’s Olympic Village
Two urban designers from Auckland, will explore key projects that their practise Isthmus Group are currently designing and building.