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DREAM PLAY BUILD AT ASU

On February 8, Arizona State University's Global Institute on Sustainability and Innovation will be hosting a talk with John Kamp and James Rojas on their upcoming book for Island Press, Dream Play Build: Hands-On Community Engagement for Enduring Spaces and Places. The talk will be moderated by Deirdre Pfeiffer, associate professor in the ASU School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. All welcome. To register, click HERE.


63RD STREET WALKABOUT

Join us for a sensory-based walkabout on December 11 at 1:00 p.m. that will begin at either end of 63rd Street. One group will start in Rockridge at the intersection of College Ave and 63rd; annother group will start in Emeryville on 63rd on the east side of the AMTRAK tracks. We will then converge at machinaloci space (1721 63rd Street, at Adeline) for a hands-on, interactive neighborhood re-imagining workshop based on memory and experiences. To register, click HERE


LSE CITIES SEMINAR

As part of the LSE Cities research series, we will be speaking on how engaging people with their hands and senses in urban planning, landscape, and transportation, can radically change outcomes. The seminar will be held over Zoom on Thursday, November 18 at 5:00 GMT. To register, click HERE.


PLACE IT! BOOK BY ISLAND PRESS OUT IN FEBRUARY OF 2022!

Called DREAM, PLAY, BUILD, it can be pre-ordered HERE!


MAXIMUM WALK AND ROLL VIDEO

As part of our series of training and engagement media for the Safe Routes Partnership, we have created a video, Maximum Walk and Roll, on how you can engage kids with their hands and senses in being their own urban designers for more walkable, rollable streets. Watch the video HERE.


PHOTOS FROM OUR POP-UP ON CLIMATE RESILENCY IN RIALTO

Check out the photos from our pop-up model on climate resiliency we created as part of our ongoing outreach for the City of Rialto's Climate Adaptation Plan. This has been our first in-person event since the new CDC guidelines were issued on vaccinations and public gatherings, and it was a thrill to be back out there. See photos HERE.


A VIRTUAL WALKING TOUR WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

As part of our collaboration with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and empowering residents to be their own urban planners, we have created a virtual walking tour along with the residents of the Washington Neighborhood of Long Beach. You may watch the series of videos HERE.


IN THE NEWS

Check out this wonderful clip on James Rojas and his community-engagement and model-building work put together by ABC 7. Watch HERE.


ARTICLE: PEOPLE'S FONDEST MEMORIES RARELY INVOLVE SCREENS

Read article on Common Edge HERE.


SOUTH COLTON LATINO URBAN DESIGN GUIDELINES

See the urban design results of our year-long series of community engagement events in South Colton with Dudek and the City of Colton HERE.


ARTICLE: THE CHIANO MORATORIUM AND THE MAKING OF LATINO URBANISM

Read article on Common Edge HERE.


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