Bow to Bluff

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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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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It’s a wrap! (well, maybe not quite)

November 22, 2011

I continue to be astounded by the high interest in Bow to Bluff: neither wind nor snow nor gloom of winter cold will stay those citizens who want to be consulted about their great public spaces! (apologies to the US Postal Service here).  Last weekend, over fifty hardy souls braved snow, Saturday traffic, and -27degC [...]

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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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O2 wins at the Mayor’s Urban Design Awards

November 5, 2011

Congratulations to our designers from O2 Planning + Design who are running the first Bow to Bluff DESIGN workshop, even as I type.  At the Mayor’s Urban Design Awards, O2 scored a win in the Urban Fragments category for the Ducks Unlimited Docks at Bow Habitat Station, and an honourable mention in the Civic Design [...]

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