Browsing All Posts published on »August, 2009«

Event: Pimp Your Bus Stop-A Recap Of You Can Change Your City.

August 26, 2009

Events, Our Work

How Can You Change Your City? How can you Make Austin Weirder? What types of new tools exist or need to be created to better enable people to participate in the making of a city’s future? Sixty-five Austinites- students, designers, educators, policy makers, gardeners and activists- lingered for more than three hours at Space 12 […]

Waller Creek Is For Brunch? For muffins + empanadas? For Lounging pleasantly as turtles float by?

August 21, 2009

Events, Our Work

Waller Creek is for muffins and tacos and Saturday brunch? Heck yeah. The Waller Creek Is For Lovers Action And Adventure Society had a fantastic brunch last Saturday just south of 6th Street on Waller Creek. Have you ever stopped and lingered there? Had a apple turnover and talked with friends? Noticed the turtles floating […]

Event: You can change your city on August 19th at 7.00pm.

August 13, 2009

Events, Our Work

The KIPP Austin Alumni Program and Public Workshop partner to present two incredible films about cities by teenagers and designers from the Center For Urban Pedagogy (CUP) on August 19th at 7 pm. This summer teenagers from the KIPP Austin Alumni program have been working on a film series, generously hosted by Space12 ( at […]

Austin, August 23rd will be your last chance to linger in Public Workshop’s fabulous intuitive building experiment.

August 12, 2009

Our Work

You may have missed it because you never drive up Guadalupe or the drivers are so nutty that your attention is demanded elsewhere- I certainly understand. However, if you head north on Guadalupe and look towards your right after passing 21st and the Ransom Center, you will see something that will make you very happy. […]

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. […]