Short-term Action for Long-term Change
Will inspire and empower a new generation of engaged citizens, urban designers, land use planners, architects, and policymakers to become key actors in the transformation of their communities
Short-term, community-based projects—from pop-up parks to open streets initiatives—have become a powerful and adaptable new tool of urban activists, planners, and policy-makers seeking to drive lasting improvements in their cities and beyond. These quick, often low-cost, and creative projects are the essence of the Tactical Urbanism movement. + Full description
Mike Lydon and Anthony Garcia provide background on the movement they helped found and offer five case studies and a toolkit for conceiving, planning, and carrying out projects. Tactical Urbanism is the foundational guide for urban transformation.- Short description
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DetailsPaperback | June 2015 | $ 34.99
ISBN: 9781610915267 | 260 pages | 152 x 229 mm
Publisher: Island Press, USA
ContentsChapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. The Rise of Tactical Urbanism
Chapter 3: Scale and Patterns of Innovation and Adoption
Chapter 4: Case Studies
Chapter 5: How to Undertake a Tactical Urbanism Intervention
Chapter 6. Conclusion