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Surviving Hard Times

Oct 19, 2023

How can city planning and neighborhood transformation impact community engagement? Mark Lakeman, a design activist with professional training in architecture and permaculture, sits down to explain…

Mark Lakeman is the founder of City Repair, a non-profit placemaking movement and organization. In addition to this, he is also the principal and design director of Communitecture, a community architecture and planning firm. 

Mark is on a mission to create sustainable public places. He does this in order to impact the development landscape of the United States. Could this infrastructure affect communities for the better? Click play to find out for yourself!

Jump in now to discover:

  • How to use design to build and grow communities.
  • The importance of practicing a “truer form of democracy”. 
  • Why public squares are so important for local communities.

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