Tag Archives: painting

Urban planning portrayed through art


As urban planners we most often tend to think of our profession being depicted to the outside world in fairly basic textual and geographic terms. Either it is the written word in somewhat legalistic prose, or it is maps representing … Continue reading

Posted in architecture, art, books, cartoons, cities, civics, Communications, culture, film, history, humanity, inclusiveness, land use, literature, movies, music, new urbanism, pictures, placemaking, planning, Poem, spatial design, sustainability, Television, theaters, tourism, Travel, urban planning, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The “grand” prize for fusing art and economic development


This is a slightly revised post from the same story I wrote for Rust Wire, that was published earlier today. Enjoy! I had my first opportunity to attend ArtPrize in Grand Rapids on September 29th. My oh my, have they ever hit … Continue reading

Posted in Active transportation, adaptive reuse, advertising, architecture, art, bicycling, charities, cities, civics, Communications, Cuisine, culture, diversity, economic development, economic gardening, economics, Economy, education, entertainment, entrepreneurship, film, fun, geography, historic preservation, land use, movies, music, new urbanism, North America, placemaking, planning, Poem, revitalization, skylines, spatial design, Statistics, third places, tourism, transportation, Travel, walking, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments