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Just Imagine…

a reflection on the potential of urban innovation following a post-pandemic era - by Alli Di Giovanni Imagine... It’s 2030 and you hop on the West Coast Express in the early morning to head to your office job in Vancouver’s downtown core. As you arrive at the station and look out to the water you … Continue reading Just Imagine…

Rail District Community Market

Transforming Space to Promote Food Security “Food is a unifier” – Sherlyne Omangi, Participant Collaborative Planning to create Grassroots Change Nestled in the heart of a small community called Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, local creators, farmers and an array of entrepreneurs now have a space to showcase their products, facilitate knowledge-transfer and ultimately reach … Continue reading Rail District Community Market

Using Tactical Urbanism to Empower Urban Farmers & Artisans

"I am happy and proud that a tactical urbanism prototype is happening here in my country"– Agnes Ruth Omollo Nairobi has a variety of micro and medium enterprises seeking to succeed as urban farmers, especially in the Makadara Sub-County. There are a variety of challenges faced by urban farmers in the Makadara Sub-County inclusive to … Continue reading Using Tactical Urbanism to Empower Urban Farmers & Artisans

Coronavirus Pandemic: Looking For Hope In Despair

GEOG/GD 464 Student Summer 2020 Due to the current pandemic situation, the normal operation and development of many cities have been affected. The COVID-19 epidemic has turned most cities in the world into a wilderness (Constable, 2020). China and the United States are the absolute hardest hit areas in this disaster. Wuhan, China is the source … Continue reading Coronavirus Pandemic: Looking For Hope In Despair