Want to live near one of Central America's most gorgeous beaches and leave your own mark on the world at the same time? Well, an environmentally-conscious community in Panama is making that possible by building a village of homes made out of recycle…
#Design4Climate inspiration: This Panama Eco-Village is Being Built From Plastic Bottles https://t.co/GGgfC6YKb7 https://t.co/IMTpTmFPL9
How can "engagement" become less about extracting user's eyeballs, and more about building better livelihoods? As e-commerce evolves into the Internet of Everything, many online platforms and organizing campaigns believe engagement should do more th…
Can we build alternatives to extractive online engagement? Join a workshop w/ me, @daspitzberg @ntnsndr on 8/5. RSVP https://t.co/OEFjXQH4bg
How to Build a Foam Teardrop Trailer. Rot Proof, Well Insulated and Super Lightweight https://t.co/O7XqxcbW75 https://t.co/Stq7HJaIq3
Camping outdoors is great fun, and gives us that all-important sense of connection to nature and general well-being.
Man builds his own expandable lightweight micro-camper https://t.co/DSLGFRQi4c https://t.co/Ac6FnRkfbN
1953: They knew what downzoning would do. https://t.co/8zLanH4J6N
By Jason Islas, courtesy of Santa Monica Next/Streetsblog LA.
Fix the housing shortage? Let people rent out their garages and create living spaces out of their backyards. YES: https://t.co/v0UEkFb7Bq
Concerns about Silicon Valley’s housing shortage are turning the world’s leading social media company into an apartment developer. Fast-growing Facebook Inc. is in the midst of a push to expand its headquarters complex in its hometown of Menlo Park,…
This chart from that story on Facebook and Silicon Valley housing is just nuts: https://t.co/pP8cow4Lw3 @markmuro1 https://t.co/rXm9G60BR0
My essay on the brilliance of the economic blogosphere is up - https://t.co/Frw0US75Bt https://t.co/WrLvTMBh87
Urban-X is a new accelerator from the people behind MINI and HAX Futures. We invest in and accelerate startups who are focused on intelligent cities, urban hyper-growth, and society-scale challenges.
Urban X — city tech accelerator https://t.co/T4V998NNUZ
applications due Feb 17
Startups solving city problems - think about applying for the @urbanxaccel 2nd cohort: https://t.co/3uW1oNaf8N
Hundreds of San Francisco residential building owners have yet to comply with the city’s mandated seismic retrofit program and face penalties if they don’t initiate the safety improvements in the next 60 days, according to the Department of Building…
property owners turning garage, storage space, and laundry rooms into new units as part of soft story retrofit. .https://t.co/RUAzfeYAfJ
The following is a summary of Kevin Kelly’s Seminar “The Next 30 Digital Years”, presented as part of The Long Now Foundation’s Seminars About Long-term Thinking. These monthly talks started in 02003 to build a compelling body of ideas about long-te…
"In thirty years the city will look like it does now because we will have rearranged the flows, not the atoms" https://t.co/CrEAWAtPPp
Garagenatelier in Herdern, Switzerland by Peter Kunz Architektur
A glimpse of what's to be unleashed in Portland during 16th Annual Village Building Convergence! Tickets coming... https://t.co/RgaVXMKmnG
Kinetech Arts at YBCA on April 16th as part of Labor Think Tank. https://t.co/sJIhco47oT
...we've got a great design/build global/good presentation next week at SPUR! https://t.co/Q6GgybVG6F
The City Repair Project Presents the 16th Annual Village Building Convergence June 3rd – 12th, 2016 Portland,... https://t.co/dt9TkMIZLe
Thrilled to have a #SciArt piece in @creativetechwk at @DoseProjects next weekend: https://t.co/PoE91d5MHr https://t.co/GZizBIksHl
.@criticalmass to tour evicted homeless camps. 5:30pm tonight @ Westlake Plaza.
#SFHomelessProject is now live on Twitter and Facebook. https://t.co/g2CM84FW4o
How might we humanize AI? My article in techcrunch! https://t.co/w6tH0N0T7F
MILESTONE: (June 22, 2016) now on-boarding early users (real estate/title companies/pre-fabricated homes). https://t.co/TSIDE2RShH
CAMPing in the CITY! workshop in #Barcelona 30 June - 2 July https://t.co/fXjMLSEP46 https://t.co/zEHWbiXJJ0
Now this is what a truly "hot" woman is like - inspiring, elegant and sharp! #michelleobama https://t.co/vGOBlp4UrD
Ankrom Moisan Architects (AMA), the architecture firm behind the renaissance of Portland’s Pearl District and active in the transformation of Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, has acquired San Francisco-based architecture firm Forum Design.
We're very excited to welcome @AnkromMoisan to San Francisco! Terrific firm that builds housing al all types: https://t.co/azq2ZvGwR9
To help ease California’s housing crisis, Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers are turning to people’s backyards.
California's small solution to the housing crisis: Small houses @latimes @LATrealestate https://t.co/D0Uj7SxFmB
The very small solution to California’s housing woes with @khouriandrew https://t.co/EwOgkrJHjY
How to solve California's housing shortage? Build "granny flats" in homeowners' backyards https://t.co/xueBLny9e7 https://t.co/MKBy8DZiLM
Joshua Gottlieb is an assistant professor in the University of British Columbia’s Vancouver School of Economics. The British Columbia government returns to the legislature this week to address Metro Vancouver’s skyrocketing real estate prices. The g…
@markasaurus @eparillon @codebutler @TomDavidoff https://t.co/ve0IuduaKQ https://t.co/cQ2oSJrHua
67% of homeowners 49% of renters voted in Nov 2012 election (adult citizens only.
Wondering why housing affordability isn't higher on the national agenda? Start with this: https://t.co/G4ah9WFaoX
We'd be remiss if we didn't include a discussion of parking lots in this week's Big Box conversation. At most big box stores, the parking lots occupy far more land than the stores themselves, and those lots suck up additional resources from our town…
So Many Shoppers, So Much Unused Parking https://t.co/9OJHBt4gtm