Wednesday, March 7, 2018

New Book On DIY Urbanism (Oxford University Press)

The Help-Yourself City

Legitimacy and Inequality in DIY Urbanism

Gordon C.C. Douglas

  • Combines cultural and urban sociology with urban planning, policy, and design scholarship
  • Includes more than 100 interviews with do-it-yourself urban designers, planning and design professionals, and community members in 17 cities
  • Appraises the under-studied and widely-celebrated trend of DIY urbanism to highlight the implications for urban planning, community development, and how everyday people engage with urban policy and urban space itself

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Sunday, September 24, 2017

OogleEyes DIY Crosswalk




















                        Dufferin Grove Park Entrance September 2017

Update: Removed by city staff late October, 2017



Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Monday, September 4, 2017

Sunday, July 23, 2017

With Love From Dallas (again)















Activists draw attention to safety with 
bike lanes made of flowerpots, toilet plungers
http://www.fox32chicago.com/news/national/269692573-story