“What does country mean to you? What does home mean to you?
Binod Paudel, a Nepalese filmmaker asked these questions to myself and my f..
People often ask us what happens after the Better Block, so I thought I’d check in with our team in Ottumwa about what has happened since ..
We wanted to take a moment to catch you up on a project we worked on last year. In September 2017, we held the Kenmore Better Block in Akr..
On a cool Friday evening in November, community members from the Five Points area in Charlotte, North Carolina, gathered together on a cor..
Better Block partnered with Main Street Ottumwa, Main Street Iowa, The Iowa Economic Development Authority, and many others under a gran..
I’m sitting in a small cafe in Riga, Latvia, on a cold and rainy fall day waiting for architect Evelina Ozola to arrive so I can learn abo..
Wikiblock, as you might remember, is our library of designs that can be downloaded by anyone anywhere and cut out using a CNC router. The ..
We often say that Better Blocks are like speed dating for communities. They are quick projects that help identify and organize leaders in ..
“For the first time in years, people just walked up and down the street with a smile on their faces,” said Terrance Bailey, the owner of a..
We’re always looking for unicorns at the Better Block, people who have a vast array of skillsets and are willing to try the impossible. We..