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Superilles hit a snag

Last week I strolled through an experiment happening in the industrial Poble Nou neighborhood of Barcelona—a “Superilla” or “Super-island” where traffic is being diverted through nine city blocks to create a haven for pedestrians and bicycles. Oddly deserted, people wander

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Superilles hit a snag

Last week I strolled through an experiment happening in the industrial Poble Nou neighborhood of Barcelona—a “Superilla” or “Super-island” where traffic is being diverted through nine city blocks to create a haven for pedestrians and bicycles. Oddly deserted, people wander

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Sacramento Urban Agriculture Mapping

Working with students, community members and the Sacramento Urban Agriculture Coalition, we have been building an open source map that locates where urban agriculture projects are happening in the Sacramento region. See the interactive map here. Additionally, students evaluated different

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Sacramento Urban Agriculture Mapping

Working with students, community members and the Sacramento Urban Agriculture Coalition, we have been building an open source map that locates where urban agriculture projects are happening in the Sacramento region. See the interactive map here. Additionally, students evaluated different

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El Carrito

From “Together We Design: Landscape Architects offer their best techniques for Transactive Form-making.” – project by Raons Públiques, Barcelona Spain Carrito is the Spanish equivalent of the French charrette, now more associated with public workshops than the carts used at the École

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El Carrito

From “Together We Design: Landscape Architects offer their best techniques for Transactive Form-making.” – project by Raons Públiques, Barcelona Spain Carrito is the Spanish equivalent of the French charrette, now more associated with public workshops than the carts used at the École

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City Tree Nursery

A four acre site sits mostly unused in the middle of suburban South Sacramento. Owned by the City of Sacramento, it was once the site of its Tree Nursery before the city stopped growing its own street and park trees.

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City Tree Nursery

A four acre site sits mostly unused in the middle of suburban South Sacramento. Owned by the City of Sacramento, it was once the site of its Tree Nursery before the city stopped growing its own street and park trees.

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International Garden of Many Colors

Since the mid 1990s, gardeners in the River Garden Estates neighborhood of north Sacramento have been growing their own food in an underutilized and undevelopable swath of a greenbelt under two sets of power lines. Stuggles with the City of

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International Garden of Many Colors

Since the mid 1990s, gardeners in the River Garden Estates neighborhood of north Sacramento have been growing their own food in an underutilized and undevelopable swath of a greenbelt under two sets of power lines. Stuggles with the City of