Category Archives: Physical Design & Walkability

Lean Urbanism- Can it Improve Cities?

Lean Urbanism is a hot topic in city circles these days. Billed as everything form a savior of failing cities to an economic stimulant for small business, the focus of lean urbanism is to rid cities, districts and neighborhoods of … Continue reading

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Congress for the New Urbanism Zeros in on Motown in New Video

“You know there’s still a part of this city that no one’s really ever going to truly get.” The following video profiles a few of my new urbanist friends and tells the story about what is happening on the ground … Continue reading

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People and Cities

“First life, then spaces, then buildings – the other way around never works.” -Jan Gehl This quote got me thinking. How many times do we as city advocates hang our hats on a shiny new development as a means to … Continue reading

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Are You Wondering About How to Make Your City Attractive? Here’s How-

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

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