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Taking a DIY Approach to Disaster Planning

May 22, 2013 - in Emergency

San Francisco’s Empowered Communities Program is working with local neighborhoods to increase their resilience in advance of disasters. The initiative supports communities as they develop action plans, but also generates higher levels of social capital among…

TechShop Announces Partnership and Co-location with Lowe’s in Austin Area

October 13, 2012 - in Corporate

TechShop, Inc., a membership-based, do-it-yourself workshop and fabrication studio with locations nationwide, today announced a partnership and co-location…

DIY Urbanism Makes Creative Use of Public Spaces

September 29, 2012 - in Planning, Smart Cities

Unlike government’s top-down approach to planning, DIY urbanism (also called “tactical urbanism”) is usually bottom-up with an emphasis on creative…