Inspiration

containR at the Triangle Space in Sunnyside Kicks off Sunday, October 13 2013

October 10, 2013

Green Day Pop Up Picnic Sneak-a-Peek of containR in Sunnyside Find out what’s in store! Look inside the containR! Bring a picnic, pedal power music, & Permaculture and food! Sunday October 13, 2013, 2 pm – 5 pm Corner of 2nd Ave and 9th Street SW, (between Vendome and the Sunnyside C-train station) Twitter and [...]

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THIS IS IT: The New Bow to Bluff Process Guide!

June 11, 2012

Extra, extra!  Read all about it!  Get yer copy of the new Bow to Bluff Process Guide right here, hot off the presses! You can view the Bow to Bluff Process Guide, as well as the appendices Part 1 and Part 2 (zip archive). The Process Guide describes the citizen-led initiative to re-imagine the Bow to Bluff corridor as [...]

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Celebrating a new model of public engagement

December 15, 2011

Last Thursday we celebrated the conclusion of our “rather wildly successful” experiment in citizen-led public engagement with a little party.  The Bow to Bluff team attended, as well as many citizens, City staff, the Ward 7 Office, and even the great green “3″ from the mayoral “3 Things for Calgary” engagement campaign.  Many thanks were [...]

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GPS of the Week: Albisola Superiore in Italy

November 26, 2011

Inspired by New York’s High Line I looked for more transformed, re-purposed railways. There is the rails to trails network in the USA that creates a network of bike pathways from former rail lines. And then there is Italy. They had me with sunshine and la dolce vita A retired railway in the Northwest of [...]

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Working up a (brain)storm at DESIGN!

November 8, 2011

It was the moment for which I’d been waiting for nearly a year.  I mentally took off my steering committee hat, dusted it off, and hung it on an imaginary hook.  I walked in to the busy Ant Hill as an Ordinary Citizen, rolled up my sleeves—and start co-designing the Bow to Bluff corridor with [...]

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