Our Fall Reading List: Urban Planning Classics

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...
One year later: Beloved Community Village is a success

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...
Using pop-up design to: ACTIVATE 38

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...
Makerspaces for community building and workforce development

Makerspaces for community building and workforce development

Making space in Denver: Makerspaces for community building and workforce development Market forces are powerful. Try as we might (and we should) to build enough housing, most agree that we will be unable to build enough housing over the next few years to provide...
Meet our new Board President Christi Smith!

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...