The world of temporary architecture has grown at a fast pace globally with the introduction of maker communities, fab labs, digital fabric..
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 ..
It was an incredible—and surprising—honor to be included in the “100 Most Influential Urbanists” list by Planetizen this month. As many of..
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..
Last year, the Better Block team went to Copenhagen to study great urban design. We met with the brightest minds, including Gehl Architect..