Archive for May 2009

Dallas moves forward: Urban Re:Vision picks winning designs

Soon, a single block will be transformed into a place that creates economies, supports community, facilitates relationships and generates resources. The winners of Re:Vision Dallas have created plans that challenged us, engaged us and inspired us. And their ideas, from local materials and vegetated screens to integrated greenways, will shape how people will live and…

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Eric Corey Freed on Wake-up Daytona

In the run up to last week’s Green Cities Florida Conference in Orlando, Eric Corey Freed, urban sustainability activist and principal of organicARCHITECT, was interviewed on WELE-AM’s Wake Up Daytona.  As a speaker at the conference, Freed will share best practices from our Re:Vision Dallas project and draw from the most advanced research in Green…

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2009 Meeting of the Minds in NYC

Innovators are scaling-up practical urban innovations in infrastructure, technology, energy, transport, water, and finance to build more livable cities. Next month we’ll join several hundred old and new faces for the 2009 Meeting of the Minds in New York. Presented by Toyota, is an invitation only leadership summit. It brings together 130+ policy-makers, opinion-shapers and thought-leaders from…

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Personal Mobility: Buckminster Fuller Institute Names Winners

Each year the Buckminster Fuller Institute commissions a distinguished jury to award a $100,000 prize to support the development and implementation of a strategy with significant potential to solve humanity’s most pressing problems. This year that prize goes to the Smart Cities Group at the MIT Media lab for their winning strategy: Sustainable Personal Mobility and Mobility-on-Demand Systems.…

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WorldChanging story on Re:Vision Dallas

  On December 5, our allies at Urban Re:Vision joined forces with the City of Dallas, Texas to host a planning session for an incredibly ambitious green building project. The day-long charrette brought together city officials, urban planners, master architects and green building experts in anticipation of a truly visionary project: the creation of a…

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VizThinkU Online Courses

For those who follow visual facilitation and visual recording, you might be happy to hear (or see) that VizThink is hosting an online “Visual Note Taking 101” course this May 12, 2009. Participants can be present live at 11 AM or view it later.  We first encountered visual recording when representing West Coast Green in 2006 (note:…

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