Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you floating food islands, sketching the art of the New York subway system and the future of Pershing Square in downtown LA. Continue reading
Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you why race matters in planning public parks, building infrastructure for more inclusive communities and bus stop farmers markets. Continue reading
Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we look what revolutionized city planning in South America, how 3-D printing technology is accelerating construction of Sagrada Familia and a look at the shifting landscape for growing food.
In the hot summer months, it might be a shame to use a swimming pool for anything other than splashing around in. But then turning your pool into a highly productive growing system is more practical. It’s also cheaper, overall.
Community gardeners in Ottawa can now flex their green thumbs year-round: a biodome that’s been under construction in Brewer Park is now complete. Located in the Old Ottawa South neighbourhood, the structure uses solar power to maintain ideal growing conditions throughout the winter months. Continue reading
By Angela Henderson
In Vancouver, Canada, spring takes a few notable forms: cherry blossoms, umbrellas, and community gardens. Situated on Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver’s coastal temperate rainforest climate is a fertile environment for gardens and gardeners alike. Despite the scarcity of urban land, Vancouver has over 75 community gardens located in school yards, city parks, boulevards, disused railways and even at City Hall. Communal gardens in Vancouver are host to a range of urban initiatives and serve a wide cross-section of the community. Digging in the dirt is something we all share in common. Continue reading