Urban revitalization is not built on stadiums and skyscrapers alone. Vibrant cities begin with passionate people working on the ground, doing the creative heavy lifting to make their communities better.
Join us to celebrate the launch of the latest Tactical Urbanism guidebook, which maps out over 20 local case studies of quick and effective urban interventions and placemaking projects in Australia and New Zealand – from pop up parks to urban gardening. The fourth e-book in this globally acclaimed series, this guidebook offers tools for communities, governments and property developers interested in building better neighbourhoods. The event will feature:
What makes an urban space special? Can those elements be bottled, replicated and adopted elsewhere? Can technology and artistic expression better the relationship between the sidewalk and its users? Come hear a rapid-fire presentation from a slate of planners, designers and community leaders as they discuss how innovation and urban prototyping in the public realm is improving cities around the world.
Is Tactical Urbanism just another another urban products selling jingle? On how we can use new concept to change old rules in Urban Design, for real. (On why we can't happily change the tagline and say #TacticalUrbanism is revolutionary.
In the twenty-first century, cities worldwide must respond to a growing and diverse population, ever-shifting economic conditions, new technologies, and a changing climate. Short-term, community-based projects—from pop-up parks to open streets initiatives—have become a powerful and adaptable new tool of urban activists, planners, and policy-makers seeking to drive lasting improvements in their cities and beyond. These quick, often low-cost, and creative projects are the essence of the Tactical Urbanism movement. Whether creating vibrant plazas seemingly overnight or re-imagining parking spaces as neighborhood gathering places, they offer a way to gain public and government support for investing in permanent projects, inspiring residents and civic leaders to experience Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia
The National League of Cities announces the formation of a network composed of business, policy leaders and city officials to identify the regulatory challenges posed by the disruptive technologies that power the sharing economy.
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