Berlin Urbanism Innovations: 2016 Leaders Program Summary
18 January 2017 9:24 AM | No Comments
Our Annual Study program on city transformation ideas and urbanism was held in creative Berlin.Read More
Reviving the city by transforming the public spaces
14 August 2016 10:35 AM | No Comments
The streets, squares, and public spaces form the vital element in any neighbourhood & city. They are the single most important component that add to the liveability of the city. We have been using the tactics of Placemaking a used to enhance the civic places...Read More
In the News
02 February 2012 7:32 AM | No Comments
Media coverage , News on The Urban Vision as well as some commentary and opinion columns from The Urban Vision teamRead More
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Expert Diary : Commentators
Name: Mark Sullivan
Bio: Mark Sullivan is a veteran public leader with a background in workforce policy, civil rights, and talent management. He is avid follower of trends in government performance and innovation, and currently serves as Workforce Policy Manager for the State of Washington. You can follow Mark on twitter at @markgsullivan.
Posts by Marksullivan:
I have three ideas:
1. Social impact bonds. Leveraging public dollars with private / nonprofit innovation and accountability.
2. Outcomes-based permitting. Offering greater flexibility in urban design in order to stimulate private investment.
3. Reclamation of government owned land for public space. Using vacant space (e.g., alleyways, utility corridors, overhead and underground railways) as parks, open space, public gardens, etc.
What is your one big idea for cities in 2012? Submit a blog post to firstname.lastname@example.org along with a bio & Pic.