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An outlook on how to activate vacant sites + buildings: adaptive reuse, temporary interventions, bottom-up cities. By @manufernandez and part of @humanscalecity
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Tactical urbanism and citizenship » » Cara Courage

Tactical urbanism and citizenship » » Cara Courage | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
I have had a paper published in 'engage', the journal of the National Association for Gallery Education (no32, London, edited by Karen Raney), entitled 'The Global Phenomenon of Tactical Urbanism as an Indicator of New ...
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Grounded in Philly: interactive map of 32k+ vacant lots

Grounded in Philly: interactive map of 32k+ vacant lots | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Called Grounded in Philly, the map offers information on each vacant lot, like square footage, the name of its owners and different ways to gain ownership of the lot.
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Scholarly Perspectives on Spontaneous Interventions [panel] | SpontaneousInterventions

Scholarly Perspectives on Spontaneous Interventions [panel] | SpontaneousInterventions | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Today at noon -> The social dimension of tactical urbanism with @Neighborhoodist @metroblossom & Jeffrey Kidder | http://t.co/636kDSBg4c
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Urbanism without effort: sometimes the best places are created instinctively | Kaid Benfield's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC

Urbanism without effort: sometimes the best places are created instinctively | Kaid Benfield's Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
  In Urbanism Without Effort: Reconnecting with First Principles of the City my friend Chuck Wolfe posits that today’s city planners “underemphasize important cues from the rich backstory of urban history, including naturally occurring aspects of...
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Tactical Urbanism Builds Better Blocks and Streets

Tactical Urbanism Builds Better Blocks and Streets | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
From Citiwire.net: By Sam Newberg Tactical urbanism is blossoming in the United States, bringing the opportunity to change how we look at our neighborhoods and cities, and most important, how we improve them.
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This Is What Happens When You Give A Creative Community An Empty 14,000-Square-Foot Building

This Is What Happens When You Give A Creative Community An Empty 14,000-Square-Foot Building | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Walk into the mural-covered 14,000-square-foot space in San Francisco’s Central Market district and you’ll see a flurry of seemingly organized activity: people manning desks in the front, a day-by-day schedule scribbled in chalk on the wall,...
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Libro urbanismo táctico 3 [SCL]

Libro urbanismo táctico 3 [SCL] | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Prefacio por Mike Lydon The Street Plans Collaborative Durante el otoño de 2010, viajé a Nueva Orleans para ir a un retiro con un grupo de colegas llamados la  Nueva Generación de Nuevos Urbanistas...
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@manufernandez on adaptive urbanism at FORUM PA 2013 - Co-creare soluzioni smart

@manufernandez on adaptive urbanism at FORUM PA 2013 - Co-creare soluzioni smart | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
organizzato con Progetto Peripheria, in collaborazione con ANCI
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New show of guerrilla urbanism is both inspiring and a little creepy

New show of guerrilla urbanism is both inspiring and a little creepy | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Remember when DIY urbanism was frowned upon if not outright illegal? According to a new exhibition, guerrilla tactics have become symbols of American ingenuity and the rebirth of urban cool.
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Glasgow’s Stalled Space Initiative
Glasgow City Council has taken an innovative approach to the issue of vacant land and one which it believes brings benefits not only to local people and...
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Experiment on Market shows how 'Tactical Urbanism' is about 'having better place to live'

Experiment on Market shows how 'Tactical Urbanism' is about 'having better place to live' | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
The 800 block of East Market Street was transformed Saturday morning into an experiment designed to show how Louisville neighborhoods could be improved.
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Shareable: Citizen Placemaker: Nathan Martin on Prototyping a [Semi-]Public Space

Shareable: Citizen Placemaker: Nathan Martin on Prototyping a [Semi-]Public Space | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
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Open Source Urbanism Temporary Use and other DIY Approaches

Open Source Urbanism Temporary Use and other DIY Approaches | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
City Debate 2013 Rethinking Design Tools and Interventions Jumana Misselwitz (Technical University of Berlin), Open Source Urbanism Temporary Use and other D...
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Bottom-Up Urbanism: Do Not Plan, Play The City!

Bottom-Up Urbanism: Do Not Plan, Play The City! | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Amsterdam is brimming with opportunities for bottom-up urbanism and community control. Urban Times spoke with Ekim Tan, the founder of Play the City Foundation, about her involvement in the self-organised Amsterdam project, 'Freezing Favela'.
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Ciudades a escala humana: Adaptive cities: co-design for social creativity

Ciudades a escala humana: Adaptive cities: co-design for social creativity | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
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Book: Handmade Urbanism. From community initiatives to ...

Book: Handmade Urbanism. From community initiatives to ... | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Just a book recommendation to rethink the very concept of urbanism and learn from bottom up initiatives. An empathic city may only be posible if engaged citizens cooperate to solve local problems and increase the wellbeing ...
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