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Category Archives: Messaging & Technology
I work with some amazing people who dance along the cutting edge of civic innovation. Below are some samples of our collective work. There are examples of city building in all of its facets- civic engagement, entrepreneurship, physical design and … Continue reading
Here’s a short video that is worth the time to watch. With “How to Make an Attractive City,” Swiss writer Alain de Botton declares a six-point plan that all cities should follow. The video is a little bit urban design, … Continue reading
Check out some great crowdfunding opportunities at Public Spaces, Community Places. The program is a partnership of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Patronicity and the Michigan Municipal League. The whole thing is simple- envision a placemaking project in your community, … Continue reading
in·fra·struc·ture (ˈinfrəˌstrək(t)SHər/) noun the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g., buildings, roads, and power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise. The United Arab Emirates has announced over US$300 billion in construction projects (pipelines, ports, … Continue reading
*I write this post in the midst of battling state legislation that would curtail local decision making on economic issues in favor of a single statewide standard. Indulge me, please. In an age when people, jobs and entire industries are … Continue reading