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Why “pop-up” placemaking may be a misnomer

Marcus Westbury, Australian urbanist and founder of the nonprofit “Renew Newcastle,” believes that the terminology often used for small-scale projects meant to revitalize urban places and kick start development can be misleading.  Phrases such as “pop-up parks” and “tactical urbanism” suggest temporary fixes to persistent problems, which misses the bigger point that the methods used […]