irishboyinlondon: The Enabling City: Place-Based Creative Problem-Solving and the Power of the Everyday A nice toolbox from The Enabling City demonstrating projects that encourage people to engage and participate in the places where they live.
“How Toronto Lost Its Groove” by John Lorinc | The... →
Planning for the future, Challenges to the future →
urbanmural: An interesting article, which looks at the shape of planning and urbanism today and some of the challenges which we will face tomorrow. In sum, the following challenges were identified: The public will reclaim the private. In some ways this is already happening with private shopping centres incorporating leisure activities so that people feel like they could be on the high street...
Smarter Cities: Beyond Smart Cities: An Interview... →
opensourcecities: Open Source Cities (OSC) spoke with Tim Campbell, Chairman of the Urban Age Institute about his new book Beyond Smart Cities. This is part one of a two-part interview OSC is conducting in association with the Meeting of the Minds 2011 gathering. Background
Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap...– Steve Jobs, How to Live Before You Die (via mlee525)