Lean Urbanism: A Century-Old Practice?

A short case study in Lean Urbanism, compliments of Victoria Beach, Manitoba.

"Lean Urbanism is halfway between Tactical Urbanism and Smart Growth / New Urbanism. Its tools work around onerous financial, bureaucratic, and regulatory processes. Victoria Beach has a few insights to share about each of (its pillars):"

  • Lean Building
  • Lean Development
  • Lean Business
  • Lean Green
  • Lean Regulation
  • Lean Infrastructure
  • Lean Education

Hazel Borys goes on to use Victoria Beach, Manitoba, to illustrate each of these points in action.

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