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thoughts, ideas + dialogues on urban revitalization, smart growth + neighborhood development
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Place Pulse: ‘Hot Or Not’ For Cities

Place Pulse: ‘Hot Or Not’ For Cities | green streets | Scoop.it

Which elements affect people’s perception of urban space? This is what MIT Media Lab and Macro Connections try to find out with the online project Place Pulse. The website, which actually functions like a ‘Hot or Not’ for cities, aims to gain a greater understanding of the collective processes that potentially create the perceptions we have of cities.

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Urban Sports’ Square: BEMOWO

Urban Sports’ Square: BEMOWO | green streets | Scoop.it

A simple response to existing situation – total lack of urban sports friendly places in Warsaw, combined with a skyrocketing demand for such space in the city – became a statement project of Polish young generation’s fine architects and many other parties. We are strongly convinced, that the space shall serve the citizens for sportsmanship, cultural and integration purposes and be planned within a framework of open discussion and collaborative development process.

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Open Source Cities

Open Source Cities | green streets | Scoop.it
By the City | For the City

As part of Urban Design Week 2011, The Institute for Urban Design invited architects, planners,artists, designers, and students around the world to participate in a collaborative re-imagining of New York City’s public realm.

More than 500 ideas submitted by the general public for improving the city’s public spaces, systems, and social fabric can be viewed interactively on the By the City | For the City website.

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Digital Placemaking – Authentic Civic Engagement

Digital Placemaking – Authentic Civic Engagement | green streets | Scoop.it

Digital Placemaking- it’s the integration of social media into Placemaking practices, which are community-centered, encouraging public participation, collaboration, and transparency.

Some call this Open Source Placemaking, which connects with the values of the Open Government. What we’re really talking about here is getting out of the current oppositional vicious cycles and creating virtuous cycles … an effective way to reboot the relationship between bottom-up efforts and top-down institutions in place-based work.

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PARK(ing) Day 2011

PARK(ing) Day 2011 | green streets | Scoop.it

Occurring on the third Friday of September, PARK(ing) Day is an annual event that began with a single parking space in 2005 when Rebar, an interdisciplinary art and design studio, created the first installation in San Francisco.

Since then, the event has grown as a platform for creative 'guerilla landscaping', as well as a venue for illustrating the need for public green space, civic participation, and thoughtful community development.

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