Placemaking

Pop-Up-Street-Furniture

Pop-up street furniture revealed

If you’re involved in any way with public spaces, you’ve experienced the positives and negatives of street furniture. Sometimes those ...

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How a bench diary could change your life

There I was, sitting in a quiet library cubicle. Books piled on the table. There to get away from the craziness ...

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Kicking butt once and for all!

Imagine this: 100 people are walking on your street. They’re carrying coffee cups, burger wrappers and household waste. Now picture ...

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Main Street

Main Street will defeat Big Box in David vs. Goliath battle

I’ve heard that big box stores will kill off my favourite local shops. I’ve been told that shopping giants, like ...

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Travelling light show

Travelling light show aims to brighten Downtown Boston BID

The Downtown Boston Business Improvement District has introduced a moving art show that will light up the area with “rainbow ...

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Five reasons why Business Improvement Districts work:

BIDs and BIAs do work. This is being proven around the world as the movement grows at an incredible rate. ...

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Splash! Australian program brings life to city streets

The idea of animating streets is catching speed around the world. One great example, Splash Adelaide, partners with the community ...

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The one word reason that Business Improvement Areas work

We can write an academic study on the many reasons that Business Improvement Districts are effective. We can pen essays ...

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Food fight

What we can learn from the world’s largest food fight

Every year, as many as 20,000 people travel from around the world and descend on a small town in Spain. ...

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Street banners

Street banners: Designs to impress

Planning and designing street banners that will stand out and make people pay attention is not a simple task. Have ...

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