All posts tagged “public space

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Blue Zones

Over the weekend I learned about Dan Buettner’s Blue Zones. These are cities and parts of the world where, according to Dan, people have a much longer life expectancy. The five regions he identifies as Blue Zones are: Okinawa (Japan); Sardinia (Italy); Nicoya (Costa Rica); Icaria… Read More

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Fall event roundup

It’s still sunny and beautiful outside, so I don’t mean to be the one who prematurely calls fall. But I would like to get 3 Toronto events on your radar for the coming two months.  Full disclosure: These are all events that I support and/or… Read More

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Short term, lasting impact

NXT City and Pavilion Project are hosting an event on March 23, 2017 here in Toronto (at the Drake Hotel) called Short Term, Lasting Impact.  It’s all about how “temporary, low-cost and scalable [urban] interventions” can bring about lasting / meaningful change within our cities. Here’s… Read More