Project for Public Spaces: Placemaking Trainings

Registration is now open for Fall 2014 training at the PPS office in New York City. This year two excellent training courses are offered: Placemaking: Making it Happen and How to Create Successful Markets. Both offer practical information aimed towards students and professionals alike looking to bring Placemaking into their communities. PLACEMAKING MAKING IT HAPPEN…

Searching for Synergies on Climate Change Strategies

  A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator, initially published by YPLD.  Many studies affirm the importance of the local level when tackling climate change. Cities concentrate the most part of the population, the energy consumption and the pollution due to transports. Thus, local authorities are the best placed to find significant tools to reduce…

Keep calm and join the Atlantic Urban Forum

A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator As we’ve seen before, cooperation among cities can be enhanced by joining a network. In this sense, CAAC has issued in 2012 a paper on the role of city networks in cohesion policy in the framework of the TONETA project. From the experience of the Conference of Atlantic…