Runstad Affiliate Fellows

Runstad Affiliate Fellows
  • A land of homeownership

    12 Apr, 2017

    Our series of posts on the Runstad Fellows trip to Australia continues today from the Shannon Loew.   March 15, 2017 [Update to my previous post re: Millers Point social housing evictions. After speaking with planners at the city, I learned that the state of NSW had reinvested much of the proceeds from selling off those […] More

  • Creative solutions for a non profit in Sydney

    04 Apr, 2017

    Our series of posts continues from Sydney…today Shannon Loew shares his experience volunteering there and the unique real estate vision from the non profit Our Big Kitchen… I volunteered today at a soup kitchen run by an exciting Jewish organization called, Our Big Kitchen (OBK, as they call it), founded by a Rabbi Mordi Slaven. Unlike […] More

  • Livable connections in Sydney

    30 Mar, 2017

    Today Runstad Fellow Rachel Berney talks about how the transportation systems and the public spaces in Sydney … I came to Sydney with no printed map. Thinking to save on space and weight, I had downloaded guidebooks onto the Surface borrowed from UDP for our trip. Despite this, I think that I am and we are […] More

  • Exploring Sydney

    29 Mar, 2017

    Today we continue our series from the Runstad Affiliate Fellows who traveled to Australia in March to study the development growth patterns of Sydney and Melbourne. Read more about their research topic here. Monday March 13, 2017 Today was a day of contrasts in Sydney.  I took the bike on the passenger ferry for a scenic commute […] More

  • The Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows land in Sydney

    20 Mar, 2017

    Our Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows have landed in Sydney, Australia! The following is the first of a series of posts from the Fellows. Shannon Loew shares his first impressions after arriving down under a few days ago… Hello from Sydney, Australia. We are grateful to the Runstad Center for their support of our research on equity […] More

  • 2016 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows Present: A City to Love

    09 Feb, 2017

    Please join us for the 2016 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows final presentation of their research from Auckland, New Zealand.  They have explored the ways in which a city can rapidly transform the function and capacity of the public right of way to support a rich urban life at a time of unprecedented population growth.  A […] More

  • A City to Love

    26 Oct, 2016

    Runstad Center Affiliate Fellow, Joe David, concludes our series of blog posts documenting the 2015-16 Fellows’ experiences in Auckland, New Zealand last spring.   The 2015-2106 Runstad Center Affiliate Fellows had the privilege to spend a week in late March exploring the city of Auckland, New Zealand – A community which is grappling with many of […] More

  • What if?

    23 Sep, 2016

    What if we stopped griping about the Seattle process, empowered our leaders, moved forward with a powerful vision focused on the community of the future, implementation, education for a shared language, evaluation and feedback loops and course adjustments – we grabbed our future and advance together? A CITY TO LOVE VISIONS OF A PUBLIC REALM […] More

  • A thought about tax increment financing…

    21 Sep, 2016

    What if we aggressively used the financing tools we have to do what is needed and stopped whining about tax increment financing and moved forward? Find out more lessons learned from Auckland at their presentation on September 27th. A CITY TO LOVE VISIONS OF A PUBLIC REALM Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:00-8:00 pm Impact HUB 220 […] More