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Christa MacArthur

Owner/Designer, Lodge Craft in New Westminster

Yards: Framing 20th Century Homes

PRESENTED ON JUN 03, 2017
IN NEW WESTMINSTER @ VOL 15

Business in the front, party in the back! Christa MacArthur describes how street life and neighbourhood character reflect cultural transformations of the 20th century.

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Planning for a Denser Urban Neighborhood in the Heart of Louisville

BY PATRICK PIUMA
@ VOL 10 ON FEB 05, 2013

Patrick Piuma -- organizer of PKN Louisville -- develops a case for the need for more density in Louisville, particularly a dense, modern neighborhood just south of downtown in an effort to provide more housing options and position Louisville for the new century of global competition for talent and to improve the city's quality of place.

 
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The Crowdsourced Neighborhood

BY JAMES ALFANDRE
@ VOL 10 ON OCT 14, 2013

James Alfandre goes into depth on the projects he's inititated to make his city a thriving haven of activity. He speaks of his experiences working with tenants, businesses, local government, and property owners in The Granary District of Salt lake City, to crowd-source the revitalization of this area into a diverse, inclusive and prosperous urban neighborhood.

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Reactivating the NoLi Neighborhood

BY RICHARD YOUNG
@ VOL 14 ON OCT 16, 2014

Richard Young, with the North Limestone Community Development Corporation, presents on their work to transform a disinvested neighborhood in Lexington, Kentucky. Showcasing the power to rehabilitate neighborhoods by asking what the neighborhood wants and needs, and then delivering.

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Putting a Neighborhood Back Together

BY MADELINE FLETCHER
@ VOL 6 ON JUN 14, 2016

Madeline Fletcher, head of the Newburgh Land Bank, explains how her organization revitalizes neighborhoods block by block in the economically challenged city of Newburgh, NY. 

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20th Century Perspectives

BY JENNY JAMISON
@ VOL 30 ON DEC 01, 2016

Jenny Jamison and artist Toby Paterson talk through their collaborative project 20th Century Perspectives, held in the 1972 Glasgow modernist monument The Anderston Centre. Within this striking setting, the Scottish Ensemble performed music that spans the 20th C alongside large scale sculptural interventions by Paterson. The Scottish Ensemble aims to perform in as many different venues as possible to reach as many different people as possible, letting people from all walks of life access classical music in a way that is relevant to them. 

 

 

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Creating a New Neighborhood in Detroit

BY GEORGE PETKOSKI
@ VOL 35 ON MAY 10, 2018

As George Petkoski works to rebuild a neighborhood in Detroit, he searches for a concept to unify the project design in a meaningful and recognizable manner. He starts with several interrelated ideas that will become the basis of a design.

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There Goes the Neighborhood

BY ERIC DEXTER
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 13, 2018

To some, the movie Friday (1995) was a stoner comedy about two buddies struggling to come up with $200 they needed to pay a drug dealer by 10:00 p.m., on a Friday. But, to Eric Dexter, it was more than that. It was really about how the 'characters' in the neighborhood *were* the neighborhood.

 

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Neighborhood Context

BY ROBIN ZEIGLER
@ VOL 31 ON FEB 28, 2019

Robin Zeigler explains how todays architects can integrate modern design into historic neghborhoods.

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Your Neighborhood is a Home

BY JIM HAWK
@ VOL 31 ON FEB 28, 2019

Jim Hawk talks about how neighborhoods serve as a home, and how they are designed to provide us the essentials to live.