Posted in December 2012

Community Control Over Development: A Conceptual Framework

Community Control Over Development: A Conceptual Framework

In our first Practical Visionaries Workshop in 2011, one project team explored community control over development as a key means of realizing a justainable city. Below, we summarize 3 key strategies for community control: 1) government policy, 2) direct negotiation with landowners and developers, and 3) endogenous development and ownership. In addition to this framework, … Continue reading

Mel King: Practical Visionary

Mel King: Practical Visionary

On Wednesday October 10, 2012, Mel King shared his wisdom with a group of 100+ students, faculty, alumni, and friends at the Colloquium of the Tufts Department of Urban & Environmental Policy and Planning (UEP). On this special evening, Mel — one of our great practical visionaries — reflected on a lifetime of building community … Continue reading