Asking questions about DIY Urbanism

The first blog in this series from the KTH Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment looked at what DIY Urbanism is, the second at what’s going on in DIY Urbanism in Sweden, and the third on international trends in DIY Urbanism. This final blog post in the series reflects on the role of research in DIY Urbanism. It…

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    DIY Urbanism around the world

    This post will focus on DIY Urbanism as a global phenomenon. Many communities around the world are engaged in building grass-roots urban capacity and – vitally – are sharing their working methods via social technologies with communities around the world.

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      DIY Urbanism: building up Swedish Pedal Power

      In this second blog post from the KTH Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment we pick up the theme of DIY Urbanism recently kicked-off, this time looking at what’s happening in Sweden. Is DIY Urbanism taking root in Sweden? – Sweden, KTH researcher Karin Bradley reflects from her campus office in Stockholm, hasn’t been an early…

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        Introducing “Do-It-Yourself” Urbanism

        Photo: Mark Hogan / commons.wikimedia.org The Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment at KTH in Stockholm brings together researchers from different disciplines – transport, urban planning, civil engineering, environmental studies, history of science and technology and architecture – to address sustainability challenges connected to urban environments. The Centre also acts as a point of contact…

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          Tactical Urbanism möblerar om staden

          Städerna blir tätare och tätare när människorna blir fler och fler. I många av världens megastäder finns det inte längre plats att cykla, sitta ned en stund eller lägga sig i gräset. I och med detta har Tactical Urbanism vuxit fram, ur en vilja att göra staden lite mer människovänlig och kreativ. Tactical Urbanism är…

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