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Call for Entries: 2017 Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

February 13, 2017
The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries... Read More

Laboratorio de Gobierno

July 20, 2016
Laboratorio de Gobierno is a multidisciplinary and interministerial team of the Government of Chile, announced by President Michelle Bachelet on May 21, 2014, commanded to develop, facilitate and promote innovation processes focused in users within services State.

[AUTONOMA] International Conference on Urban Autonomy and the Collective City

May 18, 2016
[AUTONOMA] is an initiative undertaken by a group of Onassis Foundation Scholars, and independent researchers, who joined their academic and professional background in Urban Design, Sustainability, Geography, and Urban Sociology to reflect on the vision of the collective city. [Speakers] Pier Vittorio Aureli /// Rafi Segal /// Cameron Tonkinwise /// Doina Petrescu /// Constantin Petcu /// Erik Swyngedouw /// Maria Kaika /// Stavros Stavridis /// Miguel Robles Duran /// Ethel Baraona Pohl /// Cesar Reyes Najera /// Nikos Belavilas /// Nikos Anastasopoulos ///Leopold Lambert

City Hall Fellows

March 4, 2015
City Hall Fellows are college graduates interested in becoming community change agents through government work. Fellows gain hands-on experience in local city government through the year long Fellowship.

Detroit Works Project

March 4, 2015
Detroit Future City will help to better align Detroit’s assets over the next five-to-20-years in ways that have never been thought about before. Implementation will require the involvement of government, businesses and investors, neighborhood and community groups, philanthropic organizations, and other non-governmental organizations. - See more at:


January 30, 2015
SPUR promotes good planning and good government in the San Francisco Bay Area through research, education and advocacy.

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