A resilient place has traditionally been considered one that is capable of “bouncing back.”
To some, these emerging markets or behaviours may seem trivial or non-significant. But when viewed ten years from now, they will be recognized as having chipped away at the military-industrial complex.
Urban agriculture is cutting edge. It’s what we need right now.
In the face of “federal gridlock, economic stagnation and fiscal turmoil,” cities and metropolitan areas across the country are tackling the pressing problems that Washington won’t, says Jennifer Bradley, a fellow at the Brookings Institute Metropolitan Policy Program.
You especially need permaculture in a city. It’s even more beneficial in a city than it is in a rural landscape.
So often we see cities as a stage upon which we can rehearse ideas of technology, economics, and placemaking, yet we usually forget to consider what I call a social urbanism.
The response of federal and state governments to sea level rise leaves much to be desired.
Brasilia is a city that favors efficiency over excitement and compartmentalization over multi-use destinations. By design, it eschews Placemaking.
It’s hard to miss what’s going on in Detroit right now. The city is still struggling, yes, with the recent bankruptcy announcement dominating headlines. But all across the city, Detroiters are seizing the opportunity that only hitting rock bottom can create: that of a total re-working, from root to leaf.
Time spent here, and talking to people, gives a sense of just how powerful the forces of nature are, and how we tamper with them at our peril.
My longtime neighborhood, the Lower East Side of Manhattan, represents for me some of the best qualities of urban living.
In a 180-degree change from previous decades… the City of Paris has been implementing an ambitious strategy to rethink the role of the car in the city.