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bphelpsbna Capturing the total number of people occupying seating throughout the day gives a quick overview of the space’s daily use patterns. It serves as an initial level of understanding of the effectiveness of the space and answers the basic question if a space is even being used and if so to what extent. Managers of the space can immediately comprehend which areas may need further level of study and/or when and if they need to add additional programming or initiate potential design changes. read more
09 Oct 2015
Joseph Kopser The Vision Zero Initiative is a global campaign dedicated to bringing down the human death toll of traffic accidents to zero. This initiative will improve traffic at a microlevel and society at a macrolevel. read more
09 Oct 2015
The Dirt “Biomimicry is about learning from nature to inspire design solutions for human problems,” said Gretchen Hooker with the Biomimicry Institute at SXSW Eco in Austin, Texas. To enable the spread of these exciting solutions, Hooker, along with Cas Smith, Terrapin Bright Green, and Marjan Eggermont, Zygote Quarterly (ZQ), gave a tour of some of the best resources available for designers and engineers of all stripes:read more
08 Oct 2015
Seedstock The nonprofit’s Solutions Farms aquaponic training program provides “an opportunity for homeless families to regain their financial viability, their place in the community, their security and their happiness,” according to the project’s website.read more
07 Oct 2015
Walk21 Vienna The WE TEST approach involves the use of data and experimentation to achieve citizen involvement, build the case for pedestrian and public space schemes and fast track implementation.read more
06 Oct 2015
HealthWorks Collective is an editorially independent, moderated online community for thought leaders in international healthcare. The collective is intended to promote discussion around all aspects of modern medicine and to provide a community where healthcare professionals can debate the latest issues and advances in their field.