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Tactical urbanism for librarians

Karen Munro

Tactical urbanism for librarians

quick, low-cost ways to make big changes

by Karen Munro

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociological aspects,
  • Organizational change,
  • Libraries and metropolitan areas,
  • Urban renewal,
  • Libraries,
  • Case studies,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Library planning,
  • City planning,
  • Libraries and community

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-156) and index.

    Other titlesQuick, low-cost ways to make big changes
    StatementKaren Munro
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ678 .M96 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 164 pages
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26946597M
    ISBN 100838915582
    ISBN 109780838915585
    LC Control Number2017007493
    OCLC/WorldCa985446891

    "The Librarian's Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone" "Suburban libraries working to be more accommodating to the homeless" "Tactical Urbanism for Librarians: Quick, Low-Cost Ways to Make Big Changes".   This book lays out the guidelines for "tactical urbanism," which essentially applies the principles of a lean startup to new urbansim. I found the book fluffy and unnecessarily long at some point. Moreover, many of the "tactical" projects cited in the book were massive projects undertaken by city governments and officials/5.

    Tactical urbanism is an umbrella term used to describe a collection of low-cost, temporary changes to the built environment, usually in cities, intended to improve local neighbourhoods and city gathering places. Little Free Library promotes access to books and increased literacy, and contributes to a greater sense of community. There are Location: 2nd Ave N, Suite Nashville, TN, Tactical Urbanism: Short-term Action for Long-term Change was named one of top planning books of the decade! The book, written by principals Mike Lydon and Tony Garcia, was one out of 14 books selected by Planetizen for their lasting relevance and excellence in research of the urban planning field in the.

      Tactical Urbanism is a guided tour of solutions created when local people decide they can't wait for politics to catch up before they improve their neighborhoods. This weathervane book deserves a place on any urbanist's bookshelf."--Alex Steffen, author of "Carbon Zero: Imagining Cities That Can Save the Planet"/5(24). Tactical Urbanism March 30 at AM “Somewhere in your city, some department probably has a lot of cones sitting around right now,” says Tony Garcia, Lydon’s co-author of “Tactical Urbanism: The Book,” and co-principal of Street ers: 22K.


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But as an approach to change-making, tactical urbanism is collaborative, participatory, and open to working with existing power structures (often playfully and creatively) rather than demolishing them.

It’s not change for its own sake. Tactical urbanism is not doing something just because you can. Too many librarians are familiar with the concept of “death by a thousand projects.”.

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Tactical Urbanism for Librarians explores the different ways librarians, community leaders, and members of society can band together to make these dreams a reality, improving neighborhoods and communities.

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Instead, the tactical librarian should look for quick, low-cost, low-threshold ways to do work that serves the organization’s larger strategies. It’s not a sweeping reversal. Perhaps because tactical urbanism is known by many other names, including guerrilla, grassroots, and DIY urbanism, it can carry a certain whiff of rebellion.

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The authors begin with an in-depth history of the Tactical Urbanism movement and its place among other social, political, and urban planning trends, and a detailed set of case studies. The Tactical Urbanism Guidebook, Vol 4 offers tools for communities, governments and property developers interested in building better neighbourhoods.

The fourth e-book. Tactical urbanism projects can also scale up, says Lydon, without losing their connection to the neighborhoods that spawned them—a connection that is a vital condition of long-term : Sarah Goodyear.As Tactical Urbanism researchers and practitioners, our team saw the increasing need for more guidance about design, materials, and process for both citizen and city-led projects.

In response to this need, we released a new open-source resource in the Tactical .