Tag Archives: tactical urbanism

Wuhan Planning Studio

Zakcq is just back from teaching a 10 day urban planning studio with students from Texas Southern University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology and Wuhan University. The studio examined a historic area of Wuhan, a city of 9 million … Continue reading

Posted in ZakcqBits | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Washington/Silver Garden

Posted in Hayley's ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The First Lady mentions Keiji in her new book!

Michelle Obama’s new book, America Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America, features the 611 Walker Container Gardens, known as City Gardens, instigated by Keiji Asakura. “For years, the only thing outside the Bob … Continue reading

Posted in Hayley's ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Watch Where You Walk…

What is that? Is it a giant vinyl album, a bottomless pit or maybe a Blackhawk landing-pad? No, it’s Glenn Weiss’s newest urban art piece inspired by Richard Serra. ¬†Take a look at Glenn’s progress, during a hot and steamy … Continue reading

Posted in Hayley's ramblings | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

ARC Instigates Street Art Beautification on 1902 Washington – April 3, 2011

We like to put our money where our mouth is, so to speak, at ARC. We routinely orchestrate and facilitate clean up and beautification projects throughout H Town (Ditch Beautiful, 611 Walker Container Gardens, Empty Lot Program, community gardens, etc…) … Continue reading

Posted in Hayley's ramblings | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tactical Urbanism Rules!

Small pieces come together to form a complete puzzle: Tactical Urbanism improves your neighborhood one piece at a time. As we prove every day at ARC… ¬† Bench by Keiji Asakura, tree planting by Rocket’s volunteers on ARC’s empty lot … Continue reading

Posted in Hayley's ramblings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment