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Dan Reed

Urban Planning in Silver Spring

The Ice Cream Test

PRESENTED ON OCT 03, 2014
IN SILVER SPRING @ VOL 1

Speaker Dan Reed discusses new urbanism and walkability of an area based on the ice cream test.

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City Urban Planning in Genoa

BY BEATRICE MORETTI
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 26, 2012

Beatrice Moretti and Paola Sabbion are architects from URBAN LAB. In this presentation, they cover a project called the new City Urban Planning.
 The project involved the announcement of the Genoa Urban Plan 2010 through the publication of the Urban Lab Notebooks, and the staging of the exhibition "Genoa Today, Genoa Tomorrow" in December 2011, an extraordinary instrument of participation and opportunity for discussion. (in Italian)

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Ice Cream and Placemaking

BY DAN REED
@ VOL 4 ON JUL 10, 2015

Dan Reed shares how ice cream and ice cream shops create place in communities throughout the country.

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Ninao's Ice Cream in Tainan

BY 李豫YU LI
@ VOL 28 ON MAR 26, 2016

A former furniture salesman, ice cream vendor Li Yu learned how to appreciate the beautiful things in life while selling furniture. Similarly, he hopes his patrons enjoy consuming his ice-cream. To that end, he enrolled in Carpigiani Gelato University, an Italian university dedicated to ice cream, to master the skills required to produce quality ice creams that will bring joy to everyone.

李豫由從事家具業務跨行到販賣冰淇淋,因為買賣家具而學習到如何欣賞美的事物,期望消費者都能從品嚐冰淇淋當中有美好的記憶,他也期盼看到每個人的笑容,並為了學習製作優質的冰淇淋,遠赴義大利冰淇淋大學學習。

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It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping

BY NINA CHASE
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 06, 2016

"We're showing citizens what they're buying before they write the final check."

In It’s a Test! The Power of Urban Prototyping from PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh Vol. 25, Landscape architect and urban designer Nina Chase talks about temporary fun, public space, and urban transformation. She shares the power of prototyping and the impact design have in the communication between public spaces, the city council and the community. 

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 18th, 2017. 

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Hallaisen - a Bergen ice cream story in the making

BY SHEFAH SZETU
@ VOL 8 ON MAR 10, 2017

Shefah Szetu's story thus far on how we came to open an ice cream parlour in rainy Bergen and our desire to make this city a little warmer and more open to new flavours and experiences.

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We All Scream For Ice Cream

BY KITTY LAM
@ VOL 17 ON NOV 09, 2017

The audience loved Kitty Lam at Vol.17 of the London Series and not just because she provided ice cream cones for all 120 attendees!

She showcased her current project the Ice Cream Empire, a book of stories about the great British ice cream industry. A scoop on the ice cream men & women of Britain, with specially commissioned photography & rare archival images that takes the reader on a sweet nostalgic journey through time.

Hashtag: 
#ICE_Book

Instagram: 
@icecreamempire

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Girls of Silver Spring, Our Future Women Leaders

BY SHANNON BABE-THOMAS
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 24, 2017

Shannon Babe-Thomas is the Executive Director of Community Bridges, a non-profit that works with girls in the Silver Spring, MD area. She shares some incredible stories of the girls in her program and the amazing work that they are doing.

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Ice Dance

BY ORA UZEL
@ VOL 10 ON OCT 26, 2017

Ora Uzel shares how she came to love ice on her winter hikes and how she shares that beauty through her photography.

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Musical Chairs but in Real Life

BY DAN REED
@ VOL 11 ON MAR 02, 2018

Dan Reed is an urban planner who has years of experience looking at planning and urban development from the side of a planner as well as a resident. Here he discusses the challenges of zoning, planning, and community involvement.