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Permablitz is helping communities get together and have fun learning about, designing and implementing suburban food systems – one backyard at a time.
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http://www.habitables.co.uk/architecture/the-architecture-of-the-homeless

We live in a world of ordered control. We live in a certain way, drive a certain way, eat a certain way. In the world of modern architecture, this reality of control is imposs

http://www.habitables.co.uk/architecture/the-architecture-of-the-homeless We live in a world of ordered control. We live in a certain way, drive a certain way, eat a certain way. In the world of modern architecture, this reality of control is imposs

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Take the worst neighborhood, the neighborhood people are scared to enter a put something they want right in the middle.

Take the worst neighborhood, the neighborhood people are scared to enter a put something they want right in the middle.

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Create a collaborative 'tour guide' for recent transplants to your city. It will help everyone explore the city and allow the newbies to feel at home faster. You might even learn something you didn't know!

Create a collaborative 'tour guide' for recent transplants to your city. It will help everyone explore the city and allow the newbies to feel at home faster. You might even learn something you didn't know!

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Street fairs offers people a place to go but also the help the economy by creating new opportunities for employment and commerce while enhancing the social atmosphere a region .

Street fairs offers people a place to go but also the help the economy by creating new opportunities for employment and commerce while enhancing the social atmosphere a region .

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Sourcemap is the crowdsourced directory of product supply chains and carbon footprints.

Sourcemap is the crowdsourced directory of product supply chains and carbon footprints.

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Baltimarket allows Baltimore residents who live in food deserts to order groceries online at a local public library or school. A local supermarket delivers the groceries to the library the following day at no additional cost.

Baltimarket allows Baltimore residents who live in food deserts to order groceries online at a local public library or school. A local supermarket delivers the groceries to the library the following day at no additional cost.

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Since the 15-M, people movements for change in Spain's political system are acting online and offline on a local level, but coordinated on a state's level. The big outcome: people are moving and expressing themselves. Another step towards vibrancy.

Since the 15-M, people movements for change in Spain's political system are acting online and offline on a local level, but coordinated on a state's level. The big outcome: people are moving and expressing themselves. Another step towards vibrancy.

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Knowing someone is listening means a lot.  What if every month any resident could sign up for lunch with the Mayor, the head of transportation, or the Education Commissioner? They often do not get free flowing information--and could use it.

Knowing someone is listening means a lot. What if every month any resident could sign up for lunch with the Mayor, the head of transportation, or the Education Commissioner? They often do not get free flowing information--and could use it.

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Malcolm X Park used to be a place for drug users to go and few others. Then teams of 2-3 began walking through, smiling at everyone they saw, and maybe waving or saying hi. Crime rates dropped.  Its cheaper than jail and you don't even need a permit.

Malcolm X Park used to be a place for drug users to go and few others. Then teams of 2-3 began walking through, smiling at everyone they saw, and maybe waving or saying hi. Crime rates dropped. Its cheaper than jail and you don't even need a permit.

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Runners in Cutlerville, Michigan for Brian Diemer race. Running has become my active social lifestyle. Running communities in West Michigan like runGR.com have brought many people from diverse background to intimately explore cities.

Runners in Cutlerville, Michigan for Brian Diemer race. Running has become my active social lifestyle. Running communities in West Michigan like runGR.com have brought many people from diverse background to intimately explore cities.

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A large population of struggling cities (and potential contributers to the "devitilization" of a community) are in prison.  They are an underheard population in the discussions of city vibrancy.

A large population of struggling cities (and potential contributers to the "devitilization" of a community) are in prison. They are an underheard population in the discussions of city vibrancy.

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