Tactical Urbanism

Reflection on the education provided by the irreverent game called Cards Against Urbanity has led the game's creators to create a new, less snarky version of the game.
Oct 21, 2015   Next City
The intersection of Lincoln Ave, Southport Avenue, and Wellington Avenue in the South Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago is in the process of a major upgrade in pedestrian-friendly placemaking.
Apr 16, 2015   Chi.Streetsblog
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In part one of this two-part blog post I asserted that an uncounted number of projects are being carried out globally under the banner of Tactical Urbanism. Blog Post
Feb 13, 2015   By Mike Lydon
Placemaking is an overused term and under-comprehended subcategory of the urban design and planning fields. Howard Blackson explains what it means and how it has evolved in his own career.
Feb 11, 2015   UrbDeZine
An installment from Spacing's "Cities for People" series makes the case for tactical urbanism as a supplement to professional practice.
Jan 29, 2015   Spacing
What's new for placemaking advocacy in 2015? In short, being an effective communicator is in. Being self-concerned and oblivious is out.
Jan 6, 2015   PlaceShakers
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In Santiago, Chile, a group of people used plastic cups, shipping pallets, and paint to transform a lifeless parking lot into a vibrant public space while construction of an underground metro line limited surface-level access f Blog Post
Dec 20, 2014   By Mike Lydon
The only thing surprising about Cards Against Urbanity, a cities- and city-planner-focused parody of Cards Against Humanity, is that nobody thought of it sooner.
Sep 17, 2014   Elevation DC
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Denver is earning a reputation as a city to watch for 21st century placemaking. Blog Post
Aug 12, 2014   By Dean Saitta
Chuck Wolfe revisits five instances of how we can learn from the urbanism we already have.
Aug 8, 2014   The Huffington Post
Does tactical urbanism too-often benefit the point of view of a privileged population, leaving behind more pressing needs?
May 16, 2014   The University of Chicago Urban Network