Designing Creative Solutions for Local Food Challenges

Last week, our Director of Programming Ken Snyder led a design thinking workshop at The FreshLo Convening, an annual gathering of community leaders working towards a food system that is fresh, local and equitable. The interactive session looked at applied strategies...

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Meet Tiny Wonderful: Q&A with Our Tiny Home on Wheels

What if all people had access to attractive public spaces where they can gather, connect, shop, meet, and play? What if all communities had accessible and low ­cost tools to help them create those vibrant and engaging places? Tactical urbanism or pop­up design...

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Our Fall Reading List: Urban Planning Classics

Here in Colorado, fall means catching a glimpse of the aspens changing to a shade of yellow that doesn't quite exist anywhere else in the world. Once the leaves have fallen, we then anxiously await any chance of snow and first tracks. During this in between season,...

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One year later: Beloved Community Village is a success

In response to Denver’s housing crisis, Radian partnered with the Colorado Village Collaborative to move forward and scale creative approaches to housing vulnerable members of our community.  Beloved Community Village, a tiny home village for people experiencing...

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Using pop-up design to: ACTIVATE 38

The placemaking field is growing rapidly, and successful pop-up techniques (also known as tactical urbanism) are revolutionizing planning and design across the country. Pop-up design helps users access and interact with familiar public spaces in new ways by...

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Meet our new Board President Christi Smith!

Christi joined Urban Land Conservancy in 2010 and is responsible for marketing, public relations and all communications between ULC staff, Board of Directors, partners, media and the community.  She also manages overall operations of the organization and enhances...

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