Perhaps for obvious reasons, I am interested in how important issues get debated. I have written before about how I think the community engagement process for new developments is largely broken. I think it naturally incents certain kinds of feedback. Recently, I’ve been playing around… Read More
This week Strong Towns has been running a great social media campaign called #BuildHereNow. The way it works is very simple. They asked people to get outside and take photos of vacant and/or underutilized properties in their town or city and post them to Twitter… Read More
One of the things that makes cities so exciting is the fact that they’re always changing. New restaurants open up. New buildings are built. Old buildings (with no heritage value, of course) are demolished. Bike lanes are added. New infill homes pop up in quiet… Read More
Designing your platform so that your producers can bring along consumers is a great strategy for seeding a platform while concentrating on only one side of the market.