SPUR Forum: Tactical Urbanism

From SPUR:

The new book Tactical Urbanism argues that short-term, community-based projects are the future for creating lasting improvements in cities. Hear from the book’s author about how creative, low-cost projects can build support for permanent work and inspire people to experience urban spaces in a new way. Co-presented by Island Press.

+ Mike Lydon /The Street Plans Collaborative

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