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Why can't we be like Zurich?

I retweeted this video this morning and as I sat watching it, I kept thinking about that question. Or perhaps we just need to rephrase: when Vancouver grows up, it will be like Zurich. 752 more words


The Pollen Path

Oh, Beauty before me, Beauty behind me, Beauty to the right of me, Beauty to the left of me,  Beauty above me,  Beauty below me. I’m on the pollen path. 369 more words


Some weekend reading

Every Friday I post some links to articles, videos or other resources that have caught my eye during the week. Some might be quite recent, but others might be older ones I have revisited or recently discovered. 291 more words

Environmental Sustainability

VIDEO: On Rebuilding Community - Micro Grants And Soup In Detroit

The other day at lunch a couple of colleagues and I talked about Detroit. How do you rebuild a city with an $18.5 billion dollar deficit? 138 more words


5 Interesting Stories from the Past Week: March 23

1.) Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman has written a piece for Peeps Forum about her perspective, as an anthropologist, on placemaking. She struggles as many do with how to define it. 462 more words


Placemaking: Dead Rising's Willamette Parkview Mall

The moment you step into the corridor that leads into the vast and open plaza that is the setting for Dead Rising, you are in… 667 more words

Opinions And Hearsay

Making room for greenery: technicalities, classifications, and possibilities

Over the past several weeks, Urban Roots has spent considerable time investigating the City of Saskatoon’s documentation as it pertains the the availability of park space in Nutana. 703 more words