Author: Patrick Piuma

Lantern Construction at ReSurfaced

19 Oct Collaborative Creative Placemaking

Inspired by the great work by the Better Block Foundation on their new Wikiblock: a toolkit for Creating Better Blocks, we at the Urban Design Studio and City Collaborative are working to catalog the tactical urbanism tools we have used from recycled materials and new...

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16 Sep Strong Towns Conference Sept 24-25

The Strong Towns Conference will be a great opportunity to learn about various aspects of building a better Louisville, from historic preservation, economics, urban design, transportation and more. There are a lot of great professionals that will be leading discussions and should be well worth your...

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01 Aug What makes a great neighborhood?

Tonight was a pretty amazing night to just sit outside, enjoy Rowan’s Creek on the rocks and listen to some good music. 73 degrees, a slight breeze, a blue moon over Kentucky passing through a veil of tree leaves in an almost cloudless sky. Crickets...

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03 Mar ReSurfaced receives Award from Kentucky ASLA

The 2015 Kentucky Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (KY ASLA) award winners have been announce and ReSurfaced: Pop-Up Plaza on Main received the Honor Award for Design in the Constructed Work category. The Honor award is the most distinguished in the category. The...

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sneckdown

17 Feb Sneckdowns Louisville

The recent snowstorm in Louisville offers the chance to evaluate our streets and identify potential locations where underutilized pavement can be reallocated to the pedestrian environment, provide traffic calming opportunities, or at the very least simply better understand traffic patterns on our roadways. Like desire lines, where...

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Frankfort Avenue workshop

12 Feb Upper Frankfort Avenue

The northern section of Frankfort Avenue is in transition. New developments along River Road, including RiverPark Place and the future site of Waterfront Botanical Gardens, are transforming the downtown gateway to the Butchertown, Clifton, and Crescent Hill Neighborhoods. The intersection of Pope Street, ¾ of...

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