It's no exaggeration, the first few months of this year have been an absolute blur. Just like the new wall mural located in Calgary's new public library downtown, I needed to step back to see things … [Read more...] about New Year Whirlwind
Intensifying homelessness crises have been feeding major conversations in Greater Victoria, as they have more and more elsewhere in Canada. Angry social and news media debates swing from the … [Read more...] about This Story has a Process… all it needs is a Cast (An Essay on CPTED Community of Practice)
Last month, we traveled to Edmonton to give a one-day workshop to a group of participants attending the annual conference of the Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association (ACCPA). The topic of … [Read more...] about In Need of a Champion: Reviving the Practice of CPTED (Essay)
Soren brings a 30-year career perspective and design thinking to the public engagement process at Rethink Urban. He offers strategic communication design for local government, non-profit agencies and … [Read more...] about Welcome Soren Henrich – Communication Professional
Last December I wrote about the Salvation Army Mega-Shelter that was approved by the City of Ottawa, it continues to be of interest. I had been lecturing there at the time and decided to attend the … [Read more...] about More on CPTED & Planning Decisions in Cities
Our team is excited to announce our commitment to the Alberta Community Crime Prevention Association (ACCPA) this year. It will all begin on May 8th as we offer a Pre-conference workshop on Crime … [Read more...] about CPTED For Rural Alberta
This question remains a global one and a focal point for all cities and all levels of government, and reaches the deepest roots of our neighbourhoods. It seems to drive many conversations among … [Read more...] about What Makes our Communities Safe?