About six times a year I take a few days out of my schedule as creative director of Bizzell Design, Inc. to catch up on reading and research. This recent ”retreat” centered around the book Tactical Urbanism by Mike Lydon & Anthony Garcia. If you have not had a chance to read it, you should take the time. The writers explore and document how small initiatives can make a big difference in city planning, place making and public interaction. A few of my favorite phrases mentioned in the book were: ” Build, Measure & Learn” ”Do Tank vs Think Tank” ”Top Down & Bottom Up Planning”
The attraction to being tactical . . .