Tactical Urbanism

Tactical interventions are light, quick and cheap - but if deployed using a complexity lens, could they be a generative learning tool that helps make our cities more fit?

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Tactical Urbanism is a branch of urban thinking that tries to understand the benefits of grassroots, bottom-up initiatives in creating meaningful urban space. While not associating itself directly with complexity theory, many of the tools it employs -particularly its way of 'learning by doing' ties in with adaptive and emergent concepts from complexity theory. Tactical Urbanism


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Photo Credit and Caption: A temporary “protected intersection” at Open Streets MPLS on June 8 by Alta Planning and Design

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