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Bringing global communities together to build an accessible, inclusive, and sustainable future

March 18, 2018Comments Off on Bringing global communities together to build an accessible, inclusive, and sustainable future

Download our POCACITO in the US brochure with an overview of what we have accomplished together so far with your help in Denver, Detroit, Houston, Las Vegas, Memphis and Minneapolis.   Today more than ever before, we need to work hard to make our cities more accessible, more inclusive and…

POCACITO coming to Minneapolis, Memphis and Detroit

September 19, 2016 Comments Off on POCACITO coming to Minneapolis, Memphis and Detroit

From September 25 to 30, POCACITO will host a series of meetings in Minneapolis, Memphis and Detroit to explore the post-carbon future for these three US cities. Our very special guests on the road will be Chiara Lucchini, an architect from Turin, Italy, focusing on revitalizing industrial sites for business, residential and…

Urban Gardens Flood Denver’s Food Deserts

February 8, 2016Comments Off on Urban Gardens Flood Denver’s Food Deserts

  According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 23.5 million people live in food deserts and 14% of American households were food insecure in 2014. The USDA’s definition of a food desert is a low-income census tract where a substantial number or share of residents has low-access (more…

Where a post-carbon future confronts the ghosts of the past

December 14, 2015 ,,,,,Comments Off on Where a post-carbon future confronts the ghosts of the past

Facing the recurring dilemma of change – building the bridge between the past and the future – is the responsibility that comes with the right to the city. In Denver, the redevelopment of the international airport into a model community for residential sustainability is labelled progress. But it remains haunted by its past….