Associate Urban Designer, Cand Arch, MAA Gehl Studio Inc San Francisco, California
Tactical urbanism is concerned with opportunistic and catalytic improvements to the public realm. It has been a cornerstone of many cities’ DIY public space responses to COVID. Our panel will explore how tactical approaches to practice have expanded into contemporary placemaking, community outreach, planning policy, and green infrastructure.
Survey the history of tactical urbanism from its early days as DIY street interventions to more sophisticated outreach and design processes for complex projects.
Learn innovative community engagement tools that can bring a more inclusive range of participants to public outreach.
Learn how to incorporate public space and public life metrics and hypothesis-based urban design into planning and design projects.
Understand how tactical thinking can be extended to new aspects of urban planning policy and green infrastructure.