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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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HIC Arquitectura » Jon Ander Aguirre > Pasaia Bitartean: Herramientas para un mientras tanto constante

HIC Arquitectura » Jon Ander Aguirre > Pasaia Bitartean: Herramientas para un mientras tanto constante | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
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City Lovers Engage Tactical Urbanism To Change Neighborhoods

City Lovers Engage Tactical Urbanism To Change Neighborhoods | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
“ A Tactical Urbanism Workshop takes a close look at the underpasses beneath Interstate 275 through Tampa as potential creative public use spaces. ” (You have support frm this public official.
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Existing city infrastructure can be ‘reprogrammed’ | Green Futures Magazine

Existing city infrastructure can be ‘reprogrammed’ | Green Futures Magazine | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Billboards, phone boxes and bus stops are being reimagined to better suit community needs, says urban design director Scott Burnham.
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Ciudades a escala humana: Uso de espacio e infraestructuras

Ciudades a escala humana: Uso de espacio e infraestructuras | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Analysis and news on urban policies and cities
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Ciudades a escala humana: Uso de espacio y modos de transporte

Ciudades a escala humana: Uso de espacio y modos de transporte | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Analysis and news on urban policies and cities
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Public Participation and Placemaking | Sustainable Cities Collective

Public Participation and Placemaking | Sustainable Cities Collective | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Calling all urban planners and designers of the public realm! It’s time to turn the traditional planning process on its head! Are you looking to push the envelope? Want to liven up the planning process?
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Turning A Vacant Cleveland House Into A Fancy Farm

Turning A Vacant Cleveland House Into A Fancy Farm | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
The BioCellar is a farm in a basement in a vacant house in a declining Cleveland neighborhood. Its goal: Using food to pull people out of poverty.
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Adaptive Cities - Designing cities to adapt into a more complex and constantly changing world - Buro Happold

Adaptive Cities - Designing cities to adapt into a more complex and constantly changing world - Buro Happold | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
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Pop-Up Planning: New Methods for Transforming the Public Process

Pop-Up Planning: New Methods for Transforming the Public Process | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
The City of Santa Monica and Los Angeles-based urban designers Melendrez recently brought the idea of pop-up tactical urbanism into the planning process with a festival/workshop/installation called...
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The role of urban practioners, promoting change on small & large scales

The role of urban practioners, promoting change on small & large scales | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
I came across a very insightful blog from a bunch of planners studying anthropocentric spatial practices in Thailand.  The post gives voice to critical reflections on the role of design, urban inte...
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MoMA | Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities

MoMA | Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
The workshop and exhibition will consider how emergent forms of tactical urbanism can respond to alterations in the nature of public space, housing, mobility, spatial justice, environmental conditions, and other major issues in ...
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Amsterdam: Europe’s first Shareable City? - Collaborative Consumption

Amsterdam: Europe’s first Shareable City? - Collaborative Consumption | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
ShareNL has adopted a mission. It wants to make Amsterdam Europe's first Shareable City. Meaning a city that embraces the collaborative / sharing economy.
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Peer to Peer (P2P) Urbanism - biourbanism.org

Peer to Peer (P2P) Urbanism - biourbanism.org | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Definition prepared by the “Peer-to-peer Urbanism Task Force” consisting of Antonio Caperna, Michael Mehaffy, Geeta Mehta, Federico Mena-Quintero, Agatino Rizzo, Nikos A. Salingaros, Stefano Serafini, and Emanuele Strano.
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Bentejui Hernández Acosta's curator insight, November 26, 2013 6:53 AM

"A new synthesis between consolidated architectural and urbanist thinking and peer-to-peer urbanists is arising from the failures of a political approach to urbanism, and this will allow us to plan for a better urban environment in our future."

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The perils of being a tactical urbanist

The perils of being a tactical urbanist | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
As you can see from the above postcard, the life of a bottom-up focused placemaking advocate is fraught with peril.
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Open Sourcing The Neighborhood

Open Sourcing The Neighborhood | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Rapid change in cities creates highly legible moments: the material reality of new buildings, expanding transport systems, modest shops replaced by luxury shops and modest middle-classes displaced by the rich professional class, or a bike-path...
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How to exploit the potential of empty buildings -

How to exploit the potential of empty buildings - | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
There are various web based tools that enable socity to exploit the social, economic, cultural and political value of empty buildings.
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Pop-Up Planning: New Methods For Transforming The Public Process

Pop-Up Planning: New Methods For Transforming The Public Process | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Calling all urban planners and designers of the public realm! It’s time to turn the traditional planning process on its head!
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How to Nurture and Strengthen Our Urban Commons

How to Nurture and Strengthen Our Urban Commons | Adaptive Cities | Scoop.it
Because we need to improve our parks and plazas if young people are to remain committed to city living and walkable suburban environments.
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Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, November 4, 2013 6:51 PM

What are our options? More anonymous suburbs?