Share your definition of what vibrancy looks like where you live.
“Vibrancy” can mean many things, depending on the city, community or neighborhood you call home. What are some examples of places, people, or programs that showcase the vibrancy of where you live? What makes them that way?
Project Row Houses is a model of a neighborhood that is founded on the principle that art and culture-making --and the community it creates-- can be the foundation for revitalizing depressed inner-city neighborhoods.
Worker owned cooperatives can spark economic growth by allowing labor to be owners. The problem is access to capital and start-up guidance. An enterprise fund, like that used to build former communist countries, would provide both.
A temporary street fair in Pittsfield Mass every summer third thursday allows local businesses to attract new customers, gives food vendors extra business and brings the community together around art, music and a celebrate a new revival for the town
Bas Princen photographs urban landscapes, capturing in a very interesting way the present condition of many cities, literary and metaforically. Absurd contrasts present in changing cities - in India, as well as in the west.
India is the diverse country with different culture, communities, festivals.Not only the traditional festivals bring the vibrancy but also traditions, culture and mainly people bring vibrancy to India.
Artscape is Canada's leading practitioner in multi-tenant space development for the arts and culture sector. Their projects have been catalysts for regeneration and have helped stimulate some of Toronto's most vibrant and creative neighbourhoods.
Both Tűzraktér and Gödör Klub are independent non-profit cultural centers located in Budapest, Hungary that serve as meeting points for artists from different disciplines and people interested in arts and social issues.
In my neighborhood, Bushwick, Brooklyn, the Puerto Rican Day Parade is more than a celebration of heritage, it's both a raucous expression of the hopes and dreams of a community and an indictment against the conditions under which the poor live.
Brownfield land of urban cities are the greatest opportunity for renovate, reuse and revive. By reuse and recycle programs we can optimize our limited resources for future generations and unite with our communities for sustainability.
Ernest Oppenheimer Park, relaunched in April 2011, is host to meaningful public art and also serves as a social and resting place for residents.This photo I have uploaded shows the juxtaposition of old and new.
It is not a museum, neither a place for art activities. It is not a street where you pass through because you find amazing things and get good vibes, neither just a roofed park to spend and enjoy your Saturdays. It is all of them under the same roof.
"The electric engineering and computer science students of the Budapest Uni. of Technology and Economics turn their Schönherz Dormitory into a giant display (the "Matrix") at their annual Schönherz Cup competition." - Wikipedia
Allowing artists free rein to make public art in disused alleyways and lanes is a great way to enliven the streets and also give emerging artists the chance to exhibit and shine while uplifting a city's spirits.
Biochar can be used for tapping the Nitrogen and other useful elements from urine. Nitrogen has affinity for charcoal and dont emit smell. Instead of using chemicals in toilets, it is the best method for returning nitrogen to plants & for sanitat
City Repair engages neighborhood residents in placemaking transforming road intersections into town squares and public space. They also host mobile gatherings through 'teahouses' to encourage and demonstrate communal and social public space use.
Weekend Sherpa is a free, weekly online publication that provides recommendations for outdoor pursuits and hard-to-find adventures in Northern and Southern California. New ideas are posted every Thursday in time for the weekend.