Browsing All posts tagged under »Comprehensive Plan«

Project: Waller Creek Is For Lots Of People Making An Amazing Cake Of Waller Creek + Eating It.

February 22, 2010

News, Writing

And Brainstorming And Then Eating The Cake Too. Oh my goodness. Last weekend was one the most amazing design-build adventures I’ve ever been a part of. Mind you, it was cake and we didn’t get to do any sort of ‘built’ imagining of possibility on the cake itself but: 1.The number of people who participated […]

Writing: What If Austin Used Mimes To Encourage Better Street User Behavior?

September 30, 2009


If you missed last week’s post, the first installment of this two part series, click (here) How about a brief quiz to start things off, shall we? 1. Which would cause drivers to be more careful and drive conservatively when passing through an area with a substantial deer population? a. A high-tech flashing sign with […]

Building Rome In A Day: A Better Model For Re-Doing The Comprehensive Plan?

September 30, 2009

Things We Like

Children working collaboratively and feverishly non-stop for an ungodly amount of time. Parents building ‘with’ their children for hours on end, asking for 9/16″ wood cuts from the jig saw. Socialites dressed for bacchanalian feasts and/or battle hanging out curiously amidst the growing city. Young designers stopping by to build a building before heading out […]

Writing: Public Workshop’s Ten Suggestions for Creating A Stellar Comprehensive Plan For Austin, Texas.

August 10, 2009


How do we as a city take advantage of the tremendous opportunity that is the crafting of Austin’s new Comprehensive Plan to make an even better Austin than the one we have today? Below you will find Public Workshop’s Ten Suggestions for invigorating the Comprehensive Planning process, for taking full advantage of this unique occasion. […]