IGLUS is an swiss action research program with a mission: " To contribute to the better governance of increasingly larger, complex and dynamic urban systems." IGLUS provides a platform to learn, share, experiment and anticipate urban challenges. Check out the link to their website to learn more about current housing solutions, how pandemics are shaping … Continue reading INNOVATIVE GOVERNMENT OF LARGE URBAN SYSTEMS (IGLUS)

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