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Category Archives: Physical Design & Walkability
Inspiration this morning comes in the form of some great quotes about city life, compliments of placemakingvideo. Check out their site. “There is no lack of space in cities. It’s just that most of it is in the form of … Continue reading
Like any organism, the city must receive continual nourishment to thrive and to flourish. Like a calf without milk or flowers without sunlight, cities eventually waste away without a recurrent supply of civic nutrition. Nutrition for cities comes in many … Continue reading
“…placemaking is about increasing “quality of life” and economic opportunity for everyone, not just a privileged few.” Read Fred’s entire open letter on placemaking and democracy here.
The Guardian is publishing a series on people walking in cities. What do they see? How do they feel? Does the experience open the mind? Their first installment was Six of the best city walks from readers around the world … Continue reading
The groundbreaking book on placemaking, Economics of Place: The Value of Building Communities Around People, is now available to everyone as an e-book. First published in 2011, the book gained huge popularity among urbanists, students and everyday people who wanted … Continue reading