2017 R ena i s s anc e P l an U pdat e | T own of W ak e F or e s t
9 Put People First
9.1 Tactical Improvements
9.1.1 What are Tactical Improvements?
CHARACTERISTICS: » » phased, incremental, scalable » » authentic, local concepts » » short term, low risk, high impact » » build social capital » » improves underutilized places » » focuses on human-scale concepts » » creates place » » lots of public involvement » » sometimes led by citizens with no municipal involvement
Tactical improvements are strategic projects that usually involve little capital, can be implemented quickly and may be temporary, but can test an idea. People have been doing this for a long time, but the practice has become popular recently through the term Tactical Urbanism and various publications associated with it.
It is also known as: »» guerrilla urbanism »» pop-up urbanism »» city repair »» DIY urbanism
S S Parklet for a day
S S Pallet park
S S Guerrilla gardening
S S Yarn bombing
S S Temporary art installation
S S Open streets, group yoga
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