Better Blocks may start over a weekend, but their impact lasts much longer. Last year, New Kensington, Pennsylvania, asked Team Better Blo..
Team Better Block was awarded today a $155,000 grant from the Knight Foundation to pursue a project in Akron, Ohio. The funds will be..
That’s me, Andrew Howard, co-founder of the Better Block with the 2015 class of Loeb Fellows at the Graduate School of Design. No..
Everyone wants out of Micheal Brown’s neighborhood (Canfield Green) according to several resident accounts.
Now Canfield Green’s resident..
Albert Kahn was known as the architect o..
Think about the disruptive innovations of the twentieth century like Henry Ford’s Model T or Steve Job’s Macintosh personal computer, whic..
How do you change a city? One block at a time. How do you change an institutional body on knowledge? Start at the top! Better Block co-fou..
“A workaround is a bypass of a recognized problem in a system. A workaround is typically a temporary fix that implies that a genuine solut..
“Do you want to change things quickly?” he asks. “Remove one zero from the budget. Do you want to change things even more quickly? Re..