What If We Built Our Cities Around Places?

The Green Changemakers

Small steps to enliven streets, parks, and other public spaces are the building blocks of a thriving city. These small steps to enliven streets, parks, and other public spaces are the building blocks of a thriving city. The vitality of any city depends on citizen action such as neighborhood groups reclaiming their local parks and small businesses recharging commercial streets. How can the street, park, library, and businesses support and strengthen each other?

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Curitiba – Designing a sustainable city

The Green Changemakers

Upton Park in the East End of London, home to West Ham's football ground, where the mayor wishes to destroy the century-old Queen's Market, an undercover street market. 12,000 people who have signed a petition opposing the destruction of Queen's Market, have been dismissed as second class citizens. Puerto de la Cruz on the northern coast of Tenerife, where the centre of the town is pedestrian streets, tree-lined calles connecting open plazas.

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