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Co-creating places start with collecting stories, sensemaking: A community’s health is often measured by explicit outcomes (e.g. income, jobs,
‘Emergence’ is the ‘why’ of collective impact: What is the why behind collective impact? Yes, by definition, collective impact
Enabling joy, bliss, flow, ecstasis in our communities: Joy, bliss, flow… these are often words used to describe one’s personal

Tactical Urbanism

Why Tactical Urbanism is key to revitalizing cities: Tactical Urbanism is a fundamental placemaking tool for including citizens in shaping
Tactical Urbanism: Short-term action for long-term change: See updated version of this article here. Why wait for neighborhood change
Learning from the Burning Man principles in our cities: This is the ultimate demonstration of crowdsourced placemaking in the world: 70,000

Economic Gardening

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Co-creating places start with collecting stories, sensemaking A community’s health is often measured by explicit outcomes (e.g. income, jobs, crime) over intrinsic outcomes (e.g. belonging, compassion,
A collection of terms associated with co-created change When explaining the movement to evolve how we develop and steward the places we live, work and play, it’s
Community ownership in real estate finally coming to the masses Why hasn’t there been mass community ownership in real estate development before? While anyone can invest in the stock
‘Emergence’ is the ‘why’ of collective impact What is the why behind collective impact? Yes, by definition, collective impact is about multiple organizations collaboratively solving a
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Crowdsourced Placemaking

A collection of terms associated with co-created change When explaining the movement to evolve how we develop and steward the places we live, work and play, it’s sometimes easier to allow each of us to look at the components of this ecosystem
A new era of crowdsourced real estate development is upon us The problem: Real estate development has one of the worst reputations in customer service. Developers are largely resented by the people they are supposed to be serving, as development is financed by a single
Why Tactical Urbanism is key to revitalizing cities Tactical Urbanism is a fundamental placemaking tool for including citizens in shaping their own community. Here’s an extensive primer on what Tactical Urbanism is, what it looks like and how you can initiate or

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If given the opportunity to crowdsource a vision for
This is a follow up story to “Bristol crowdsources
What is crowd-invested placemaking and why is it the