Posts Tagged: place

Space for Place: Placemaking in Edmonton

Today I had the opportunity to speak about place and placemaking at City Hall along with Jeff Chase, a Senior Planner at the City of Edmonton working on CITYlab. You may also know him as co-organizer of #yegsnowfight! The City of Edmonton’s Sustainable Development department has organized a few lunch & learn events for Edmonton’s… Reads more »

Newspapers, cities, and the local web

The concept of “local” has never been more important – that’s something I firmly believe. Though I found the book somewhat wordy, Who’s Your City by Richard Florida presents this idea very effectively: Globalization is not flattening the world; on the contrary, the world is spiky. Place is becoming more relevant to the global economy… Reads more »