Shareable - Commons

Subscribe to Shareable - Commons feed
Updated: 2 hours 3 min ago

How Block By Block uses video games for participatory city planning

April 18, 2018 - 3:21pm

Here's the problem: Urban planning has historically relied on top-down processes in which technical experts create land use designs that are then authorized by municipal officials. Even though international development agencies and many professional planners have endorsed the extensive research supporting participatory approaches, the wide variety of challenges that each urban planning project faces has made it difficult to establish transferable methods, even among wealthier cities in the world.

Categories: Friends of GEO

Letter from Miami: Shareable's Neal Gorenflo explores the city's sharing potential

April 17, 2018 - 1:36pm

As part of Shareable's global book tour for our latest publication, "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons," I was invited by Ric Herrero of Mano to Miami to speak at Venture Café Miami and Miami Maker Faire, one of the largest Maker Faires in the U.S., earlier this month.

Categories: Friends of GEO