Sunday, September 19, 2021
In the Praça (Square) Homero Silva, on Avenida Pompeia, there is a pavement where water tenaciously insists in welling up from underground. Houses were built here, and later demolished. Developers wanted to drain the area, but the spring remains, tunelling under this dry part of the city and keeping it wet... It's the spring versus the buildings, a...
Rescued by local residents, Praça Homero Silva, in the west of São Paulo, has springs, toads and fish -- an oasis in the heart of Pompeia. Video: Jornal da Gazeta, January 2017 (in Portuguese)
Early in November 2016 Peter and Lindsey from Eden Project Communities visited Santiago, Chile, at the invitation of Ciudad Emergente, an NGO dedicated to developing ‘Human-Centred Cities.’ In June of that year, several members of their team visited a Big Lunch in the UK. Six months later, Santiago had its very own Big Lunch...
El Gran Malón is an invitation to hold Malones, street lunches, throughout Chile, on the same day, with the idea of getting to know your neighbours, sharing a meal and building the community. The first Gran Malón de Chile was held on Saturday 8 abril 2017, and more than 11,800 people met together, in 8 regions, talking about what we...
Mike Lydon is a Principal of The Street Plans Collaborative and an internationally recognized planner, writer, and advocate for livable cities. Mike is also the creator and primary author of the The Open Streets Project and Tactical Urbanism: Short-Term Action, Long-Term Change Vol.1 and Vol.2. Mike edited and co-developed the recently published Mercado: Lessons...
Peatónito (or little pedestrian) could be the most beloved figure in the transportation world. After all, how can you not love a superhero who protects pedestrians from cars?! Since donning the cape and luchador mask three years ago, he has become a media sensation in his home country in Mexico. And now he's in New York...
Walking is our most natural way of getting about and is the number one priority on the street. Hence the rationale for a hierarchy of urban movement. #DíaInternacionalDelPeatón (National Pedestrian Day) 2016. CC: Atribución - No comercial. *This video has english subtitles, activate 'em in the options. Video: Peatonito Peatón. August 2016 * You can see the sources for on...

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México DF, México. A wrestler dressed as superhero to defend pedestrians rights in the streets of Mexico DF Directed by: Fernando Casado Cañeque and Paula García Serna

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Trailer to a film by Colombian director Andrés Chávez. In Spanish, with English subtitles It is completely unprecedented in Colombian history for a magnificent colonial neighborhood made up of traditional families and businesses to become home to thousands of homeless people and mafias. Its streets and old homes were converted into crack houses. This is a documentary...
Sulay Pino is waiting for us at the main entrance to the San Javier metro station wearing a bright green t-shirt that reads ‘Stairway Storytellers’, the name of the project she founded along with her friend and co-worker Stiven Álvarez. https://vimeo.com/260256060 We are booked to go on the popular ‘free graffiti walking tour’ of the Comuna 13 neighbourhood in Medellín which...

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