Posts tagged with 'community design'
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Navigating Kibera Through Community Design
Navigating Kibera Through Community Design
Wrapping your head around Kibera is no easy task. This Nairobi neighborhood is home to more than a quarter of a million people who live in an area smaller than New York’s Central Park. Most residents lack affordable access to ...
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Painting the streets in honor of the World Cup is community tradition in cities across Brazil, and one for all ages. Photo by Dylan Passmore/Flickr.
In photos: Take a virtual tour of Brazil’s painted streets
Not in Brazil for the World Cup? No problem! Sure, you can catch the games at your favorite local sports bar, but did you know that you can experience the atmosphere of the city streets, as well? Google Street View ...
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EMBARQ Brazil released today a new manual to help cities like Rio de Janeiro build safe cycling infrastructure and foster cycling culture for sustainable urban mobility. Photo by Mariana Gil/EMBARQ Brazil.
New manual to catalyze cycling in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas
Cycling is already an important part of daily life many of Brazil’s urban residents. To grow the country’s cycling culture as well as provide better conditions for users, the new “Manual of Projects and Programs for Encouraging Cycling in Communities” ...
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OpenIDEO: Online Collaboration for Urban Innovation
OpenIDEO: Online Collaboration for Urban Innovation
If you have ever found yourself pondering solutions to the world’s biggest problems, you will be relieved to learn that there is now an online platform where you can share your ideas and connect with like-minded thinkers. OpenIDEO is an ...
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Photo by Dani Simons.
CACS Highlights: Winner of Public Space
This post is part of TheCityFix’s series, “CACS Highlights,” introducing the winners of the Active Cities, Healthy Cities (or “CACS,” its acronym in Spanish and Portuguese) competition. These public projects aim to transform the lives of millions of people through building healthy ...
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Childhood Obesity Task Force: Healthier Kids Through Transport and Community Design
Here at TheCityFix, we’ve already written about how “fighting childhood obesity and creating opportunities for everyday activity and interaction through better planning go hand in hand.” Yesterday, our recommendations to move towards a more national model of active community design ...
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