Shin-pei Tsay: Public Space Through A New Lens

Shin-pei Tsay: Public Space Through A New Lens

Shin-pei Tsay, Executive Director of the Gehl Institute, has been working to create better public spaces for many years now. Her current position with the Gehl Institute is allowing her to do this work in a number of new and fascinating ways. She shares some of her...
Dar Williams: What I Found In A Thousand Towns

Dar Williams: What I Found In A Thousand Towns

Dar Williams is an acclaimed singer-songwriter who has made a career out of telling compelling stories through music. After years of touring, she has visiting thousands and thousands of places with unique identities and challenges. After reflecting on all these...
Rony Jalkh: Placemaking for Peacemaking

Rony Jalkh: Placemaking for Peacemaking

Rony Jalkh is currently a Visiting Fellow with the Project for Public Spaces and has been a changemaker in Lebanon for many years. After years at UN Habitat and on other projects, he is now broadening his engagement into what makes cities work for the people that live...
Valerie Warren: Changing How We Do Budgeting

Valerie Warren: Changing How We Do Budgeting

Valerie Warren has a lengthy history of working to make her community better. These days she is working to help implement participatory budgeting practices in Greensboro and across the South. Participatory budgeting is an innovative way of better engaging the public...