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Briefly: A Radar Image Of Tokyo

This radar image of Tokyo was acquired by the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1A satellite earlier this year. The data is so accurate that it can monitor ground movements down to a few millimetres — which helps urban planners know where they can and can’t build. [ESA] More »      

This radar image of Tokyo was acquired by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-1A satellite earlier

6 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

This radar image of Tokyo was acquired by the European Space Agency's Sentinel-1A satellite earlier this year. The data is so accurate that it can monitor ground movements down to a few millimetres—which helps urban planners know where they can and can't build. [ESA] Read more...

Bikes Have a Level of Service Too!

PSU Transportation Seminar Speaker: Nick Foster, Senior Planner, Kittelson and Associates Topic:  Evaluating the Level-of-Service of Protected Bike Lanes When: Friday, November 21, 12:00pm to 1:00pm Where: PSU Urban Center Building,Show More Summary

Finding Better Uses for Toronto’s Public Laneways

New non-profit, The Laneway Project, sees Toronto's 2,400 laneways as usable public space, and hopes you will too. Toronto is home to more than 2,400 public laneways, totalling 250 kilometres. According to urban planner and designer Mackenzie Keast, they represent a major opportunity for public-space development—but we’re ignoring them. Show More Summary

10 new uses for abandoned malls

Urban planners are repackaging dormant centers as American shoppers shift their buying habits

Designing a Sustainable NYC

In this TalkingScience video, three New York City urban planners discuss their vision and ideas for New York’s sustainable future. Ernest Hutton is a Principal at Planning Interaction and Hutton Associates. He is also on the board of directors for the American Institute of Architects New York chapter (AIANY). He has been involved in urban [...]

The problems with the yards

I live in Woodside, Queens, not too far from Sunnyside. I love both neighborhoods, but there are a few problems. Recently, urban planners and some of my neighbors have focused on a few in particular: Photo: Daniel Schwen / Wikipedia The rent is too damn high. Show More Summary

Urban Planner: October 29, 2014

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: Anishinaabe artists of the Great Lakes, dramatizing the aftermath of war, and a crude musical. Ongoing… Art: “Before and After the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes“ is a collaborative effort of...Show More Summary

Urban Planner: October 28, 2014

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: Anishinaabe art, the paintings of Alex Colville, and singing Mormons. Ongoing… Art: “Before and After the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes“ is a collaborative effort of the AGO and the Smithsonian...Show More Summary

Homeless Man Plays Piano Beautifully

last monthOdd : Neatorama

(Video Link) The City of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, recently put pianos in public spaces for people to play. David Rauch, an urban planner, led the project. He says that the results have been beautiful and fun: “You just know they’re a total success when you see a homeless guy sit down and play Let It Be for over two hours at a stretch,” he smiles. Show More Summary

Urban Planner: October 27, 2014

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: an election viewing party, Canada's tainted blood scandal, and the cream of the city's comedy. Civic Engagement: Torontonians across the city will likely be glued to TV sets, and those who’ve been campaigning...Show More Summary

Epiphany! This struck me like a lightning bolt

Recently I was talking with an urban planner from Portland Development Commission, or PDC. He is in charge of getting more economic growth in […]

Urban Planner: October 24, 2014

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: a musical anniversary, a new stand-up showcase, and a whole lot of sex. Offbeat: The 15th-annual Everything to Do With Sex Show will feature three days of… well, everything to do with sex. That includes fetish and burlesque exhibitions, conferences, artwork, toys, seminars, and so on, and so forth. Show More Summary

Urban Planner: October 23, 2014

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: a nightmare on Queen Street, showcasing Latin-Canadian playwrights, and a small but mighty music festival.

Urban Planner: October 22, 2014

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: Anishinaabe art, a hip hopera, and drama Down Under. Ongoing… Art: “Before and After the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes“ is a collaborative effort of the AGO and the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, in New York City, where the exhibition recently wrapped up after a one-year run. Show More Summary

Urban Planner: October 14, 2014

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: Anishinaabe art, Cirque's steampunk dream, and drama Down Under. Ongoing… Art: “Before and After the Horizon: Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes“ is a collaborative effort of the AGO and the SmithsonianShow More Summary

Urban Planner: October 13, 2014

last monthCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: brews and foods at Torontoberfest, and comedy with a side of turkey. Food: The Brewery Market returns to the Evergreen Brickworks with a daytime holiday celebration of food and drink for the whole family (though of course the alcoholic brewed beverages will be solely for those of legal drinking age). Show More Summary

Urban Planner: October 10, 2014

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: a theatrical double bill, a dirty southern soap, and the art of Alex Colville. Theatre: b current Theatre is presenting a double bill of solo shows at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre over the next two weeks, billed together as the second edition of its afteRock Plays. Show More Summary

As cities grow, their populations become more diverse -- on a species level.

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

As cities grow, their populations become more diverse — on a species level. In the future, many wild animals will be living in urban areas alongside humans and their pets. Now, urban planners are figuring out new ways to make urban species diversity possible — without killing anyone. Read more...

Urban Planner: October 9, 2014

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In today's Urban Planner: a queer poetry slam, a comedic one-night stand, and an undead Halloween talk show. Poetry: Have some words in your brain and feelings in your heart that you just need to release? Well, here’s good news—there’s a new live poetry circuit in town! The very first installment of Hot Damn It’s a Queer Slam goes down this weekend. Show More Summary

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