How to Activate Community Places?

Diverse City Character & Identity

Happy Homes Interactive Toolkit, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Austin’s DIY Community Character In A Box process, 2014. The project invited city residents to get a box, note down what they like and don’t about their city, take photos, and submit it back to the city.

Intercultural Cities Toolkit, Council of Europe, 2020.

The Global Identity of Cities, Brookings Institute.

Building New Urban Identities, Oct. 2009, Salford.

Placemaking through Public Art

How Street Art Can Transform Communities, Global Citizen, Jan 2016.

Why Public Art is Good For Cities, Dec. 2021.

Beautify platform for muralists & sample murals.

Private businesses sponsoring murals, profiled in the New York Times, 2020.

“How to Start a Mural Program In Your Home Town,” July 2019.

Creating a Community Mural Toolkit, Colors of Connection 2017.

Chicago Public Art Group, that trains public artists & carries through projects.

Mural Arts Philadelphia.