Posts Tagged: public space

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NoMa’s Interim Placemaking Projects

Many neighborhoods can be labeled “in transition,” with changing land uses, building uses, and demographics. Often though while we wait for demolition and/or construction to begin we are left staring at empty lots or abandon buildings. This does not have

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NoMa’s Interim Placemaking Projects

Many neighborhoods can be labeled “in transition,” with changing land uses, building uses, and demographics. Often though while we wait for demolition and/or construction to begin we are left staring at empty lots or abandon buildings. This does not have

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Urban Inspiration from DesignDC 2015

Last week I had the opportunity to volunteer at and attend DesignDC, an annual conference co-hosted by the DC chapters of AIA, APA and other design professional groups. For me the conference was a great introduction to the DC architecture and planning

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Urban Inspiration from DesignDC 2015

Last week I had the opportunity to volunteer at and attend DesignDC, an annual conference co-hosted by the DC chapters of AIA, APA and other design professional groups. For me the conference was a great introduction to the DC architecture and planning

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Urbanization News: July 29

Pop Up to Permanent: The Globe and Mail features cities in North America and Europe that have embraced the idea of pop-up projects as a planning tool to rethink public spaces. The image above is from Times Square in New

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Urbanization News: July 29

Pop Up to Permanent: The Globe and Mail features cities in North America and Europe that have embraced the idea of pop-up projects as a planning tool to rethink public spaces. The image above is from Times Square in New

Public Service Murals in China’s Cities

Public service messages are not always thought of as art.  However, Urban Photo has found some beautiful mural and mosaic PSA’s in the back allies of a Shanghai and Suzhou.  The messages that accompany these colorful displays generally provide “Party-like

Public Service Murals in China’s Cities

Public service messages are not always thought of as art.  However, Urban Photo has found some beautiful mural and mosaic PSA’s in the back allies of a Shanghai and Suzhou.  The messages that accompany these colorful displays generally provide “Party-like

¡Viva la Bici!

Bogota, Colombia is the darling of transportation in Latin American – planners give it a group abrazo along with Portland in the U.S.  With good reason: the city underwent a remarkable transformation, much of it due to transit investments and

¡Viva la Bici!

Bogota, Colombia is the darling of transportation in Latin American – planners give it a group abrazo along with Portland in the U.S.  With good reason: the city underwent a remarkable transformation, much of it due to transit investments and