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Out in the Real World
Out in the Real World

John Geraci is a tech innovator who thinks like an architect. Through projects like DIYcity he has been working to improve the urban experience through technology. He was also a co-founder of the local news site Outside.in and writes regularly about cities, technology, localism, and life as an entrepreneur on johngeraci.com. He spoke with us [...]

A Case for Open Data in Transit
A Case for Open Data in Transit

Ever find yourself waiting for the next bus, not knowing when it will arrive? Think it would be great if you could check a subway countdown clock from the sidewalk? Or get arrival times on your phone? Giving transit riders better information can make riding the bus or the train more convenient and appealing. And [...]

Edible City – Grow the Revolution
Edible City - Grow the Revolution

Edible City is a fun, fast-paced journey through the Local Good Food movement that’s taking root in the San Francisco Bay Area, across the nation and around the world. Introducing a diverse cast of extraordinary and eccentric characters who are challenging the paradigm of our broken food system, Edible City digs into their unique perspectives [...]

Collaboration is much more than consultation
Collaboration is much more than consultation

Alice Lester, programme manager at the Planning Advisory Service, addresses the “Neighbourhood planning makes better places” audience. cabe.org.uk/planning Collaboration is much more than consultation from CABE on Vimeo.

Localism, open source and collaborative planning
Localism, open source and collaborative planning

Kathy MacEwen, head of planning advice at CABE, on proposed reforms to the planning system and the key levers for good design. cabe.org.uk/planning

Working with communities on collaborative planning
Working with communities on collaborative planning

Marilyn Taylor, CABE LDF workshop chair, on the challenges, opportunities and potential successes of true collaborative planning. cabe.org.uk/planning Working with communities on collaborative planning from CABE on Vimeo.

The challenge for localism
The challenge for localism

Vincent Goodstadt, CABE LDF workshop chair, on the new planning system and the continuing need for strategic spatial planning. cabe.org.uk/planning The challenge for localism from CABE on Vimeo.

Neighbourhood plans and localism: a local authority perspective
Neighbourhood plans and localism: a local authority perspective

Paul Watson, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council and CABE LDF workshop chair, on localism and the opportunities for planners. cabe.org.uk/planning Neighbourhood plans and localism: a local authority perspective from CABE on Vimeo.

Solar cities of the future
Solar cities of the future

A presentation from Herbert Girardet which looks at reconfiguring how our cities currently function in order to achieve and maintain a sustainable future. Part 1 Solar cities of the future 1/5 from CABE on Vimeo. Part 2 Solar cities of the future 2/5 from CABE on Vimeo. Part 3 Solar cities of the future 3/5 [...]

A fine city for people
A fine city for people

A presentation by Lars Gemzoe which outlines how creating a quality environment for people is paramount and must be considered before anything else in order to achieve a lively and sustainable public realm. A fine city for people 1/5 from CABE on Vimeo.

Understanding the power of streets
Understanding the power of streets

Urban designer Sue McGlynn outlines power, influence and decision-making in the urban design process and summarises the spatial attributes of quality streets including the two- and three-dimensional elements of place. Understanding the power of streets from CABE on Vimeo.

The 20 criteria of Building for Life
The 20 criteria of Building for Life

Explanation of all 20 of the Building for Life criteria with examples. The 20 criteria | Building for Life from CABE on Vimeo.

Public Space is…
Public Space is...

In the Spring of 2010, the Design Trust for Public Space sent the independent filmmaker Nandan Rao to the streets, sidewalks, parks, plazas and open spaces of New York City to talk to New Yorkers about what public space means to them. Here’s what they have to say… Public Space Is… from Design Trust for [...]

ZEDZ – From Art Print Study to Urban Regeneration
ZEDZ - From Art Print Study to Urban Regeneration

ZEDZ, the dutch graffiti-writing master, sculptor & artist realized a fine art print that subsequently went spread-painted on a huge bridge in Milan – Italy. The site specific public painting interested more than 1000 m² and was protected by an innovative paint developed in Japan. The artwork got the praise of City Council and citizens [...]

Urbanbugs
Urbanbugs

Urbanbugs is a documentary from Turkey focuses on street art concepts such as Graffiti, Stencil, Wheatpasting. Besides their visual contribution to the urban life, these street arts became a sociological matter due to the their political messages. In this context, this documentary is trying to analyse the sociocultural reflections of street art concept in Turkey. [...]