Connect with Community Design efforts-in-progress, and the partners who are helping to make them happen:
A coalition working to improve access to a sustainable cycling hub that provides education on bicycle safety for recreation and transportation; trains community members on bicycle repair, certifies community members, and builds health-based partnerships with local organizations.
City of Phoenix Cool Urban Spaces Project:
A collaborative project by ASU and U of A, the Urban Spaces Project completed a report on the effects of heat mitigation on Phoenix thermal temperatures.
City of Tempe 20 Minute City Project:
Aiming to build an efficient, sustainable and multi-modal transportation system, Tempe is taking a particularly comprehensive approach.
ULI is investigating best practices to reinvent under-performing suburban and urban arterials in health-promoting ways.
Life Bridge Community Alliance Resource Center:
Shared-use campus that provides individuals and families with emergency support, adult learning courses, health education, and employment assistance.
An award-winning, family-friendly master-planned community in Southern Arizona.
Get a bird’s eye view of efforts from around the country that can be an inspiration and reference point for Arizona-based work:
A Texas based nonprofit community design center seeking to improve the livability and viability of communities through the practice of thoughtful design and making.
Through original reporting, sharp analysis, and visual storytelling, CityLab informs and inspires the people who are creating the cities of the future—and those who want to live there.
City of Winnipeg:
The city of Winnipeg has installed adjustable concrete barriers in the downtown area to create bike lanes in order to work with feedback given by city residents.
Collaborative for High Performance Schools:
Develops tools that help make schools energy, water, and material efficient, well-lit, thermally comfortable, acoustically sounds, safe, healthy and easy to operate.