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Posts Tagged ‘public spaces’

The Guardian | Guardian ‘mayors for a day’ demand more public spaces in their cities

The Guardian | Guardian ‘mayors for a day’ demand more public spaces in their cities

Image from the Guardian (click through for photo information) "Throughout the past year, bloggers from across the world have been asked to name one thing they would change about their city if they were mayor for a day. Almost half of the 36 who [...]

Project for Public Spaces | What Makes a Successful Place?

Project for Public Spaces | What Makes a Successful Place?

"Great public spaces are where celebrations are held, social and economic exchanges take place, friends run into each other, and cultures mix. They are the “front porches” of our public institutions – libraries, field houses, neighborhood [...]

Aristotle on Wealth and Carsharing

Aristotle on Wealth and Carsharing

On the whole, you find wealth much more in use than in ownership. - Aristotle What Aristotle aimed at cannot be certain. When applied to owning a car, though, we can certainly interpret it in the following manner: “The true cost of car [...]

A Colombian Experience with Boulder Green Streets

A Colombian Experience with Boulder Green Streets

The most famous Ciclovìa (literally translated as ‘bike’ way) occurs every Sunday in Bogota, Colombia where an astounding 70 miles of major city streets are shut down and handed over to two million bike-riding, road-running, game-playing [...]