Field Notes

Our urban and natural environments tell a story. We use this space to convey that message along with our observations and interpretations.

STORIES AND OBSERVATIONS

Thoughts about places...

Design

Hit-and-Runs Return to Pre-COVID Levels

February 22, 2024
Health

A Look at Cyclist Safety in Louisville: 2023

February 19, 2024
Technology

EV Infrastructure and City Design, a Recap from the Open Studio Discussion

January 25, 2024
Health

An Urban Health Index for Louisville

January 16, 2024
Events

Open Studio - 01|24|2024

January 8, 2024
Design

Louisville Walkability Scoring

November 30, 2023
Environment

Louisville Heat Hotspots

November 17, 2023
Research

Design thinking about the Health Corridor

November 6, 2023
Research

Biology research at the Trager MicroForest Project

October 4, 2023
Events

SoUP: Lexington's Town Branch Commons

September 26, 2023
Research

Volunteers Needed for Research Study

September 11, 2023
Design

MagBar Index

August 30, 2023
Events

11-18-2023: One-Day Real Estate Workshop

August 22, 2023
Neighborhoods

SoUP: Logan's Run Redux Recap

August 21, 2023
Neighborhoods

Grocery Store Access in Louisville

August 18, 2023
Economics

How Density Impacts Louisville's Economic Vitality

July 28, 2023
Development

Missing Middle Housing Workshop

July 26, 2023
Events

SoUP: Logan's Run Redux: 08-19-2023

July 25, 2023
Research

Founders Square Activity Map

July 25, 2023
Events

Rescheduled: Society of Urban Perambulators Event

July 15, 2023
Events

"Missing Middle" Housing Sessions

July 13, 2023
Design

Improving Bike Safety for a Healthier Louisville

July 12, 2023
Events

Downtown Walkability Study

July 7, 2023
Environment

Setting up sensors to study microclimates in a future MicroForest

June 5, 2023
Neighborhoods

Homelessness Risk

June 2, 2023
News

WHAS11: Aggressive tree planting campaign looks to green up downtown Louisville

June 1, 2023
Research

Health Corridor Presentation

April 20, 2023
Neighborhoods

Corner Store Mapping Project Update

April 13, 2023
Events

March 2: The Trager MicroForest Project Open House

February 24, 2023
Design

A Few Minutes and Miles in the Motor City

January 27, 2023
News

Progress on Founders Square: Site Survey and 3D Scan

January 25, 2023
Events

SoUP: Butchertown Bustle Recap

November 22, 2022
News

Trager MicroForest Project Press Release

November 17, 2022
Events

SoUP: Butchertown Bustle: 11-19-2022

October 25, 2022
Design

Vision of a Greener, Healthier, and More Connected City

September 16, 2022
Events

September 15: Conversation on parks, greenspace and the health of our city

August 31, 2022
Environment

Searching for Building Foundations to Build a Strong Foundation for Revitalization

July 20, 2022
Events

Open Studio - 05|18|2022

May 12, 2022
Events

April 13th: Bernheim L+A+N+D Event at the UDS

April 6, 2022
Neighborhoods

SoUP: Schnitzelburg and Meriwether Walk Recap

March 28, 2022
News

Windows Into the Community KMAC Opening Exhibit

March 24, 2022
Events

KMAC Exhibit Opening: Windows Into the Community 3/16/22

March 11, 2022
Events

SoUP: Schnitzelburg and Meriwether Walk: 3-19-2022

March 9, 2022
Events

Open Studio - 03|09|2022

March 2, 2022
Events

Open Studio - 02|23|2022

February 17, 2022
Events

Open Studio - 02|09|2022

February 3, 2022
Events

Open Studio - 01|19|2022

January 18, 2022
Events

Open Studio - 01|12|2022

January 10, 2022
Events

Open Studio - 01|05|2022

January 4, 2022
Design

UK COD StudioLouisville Preston Corridor Exhibit

December 21, 2021
Events

Open Studio - 12|08|2021

December 6, 2021
Events

Studio Louisville Exhibition - 12|15|2021

December 5, 2021
Neighborhoods

Eastern, Shelby & Preston: Louisville’s forgotten neighborhood center

December 5, 2021
Events

Open Studio - 12|01|2021

November 29, 2021
Events

Open Studio - 11|24|2021

November 21, 2021
Events

Open Studio - 11|17|2021

November 14, 2021
Design

Park Views

November 12, 2021
News

Healthful City Pop-Up Design Studio - Press Release

November 2, 2021
Design

The Healthful City: Workshop 1 Recap

October 13, 2021
Events

SoUP: The Irish Hill Hike

October 11, 2021
Neighborhoods

Third Place for Community

September 27, 2021
Activation

Bring Back Some Fascination to the Streets of Downtown

September 17, 2021
Design

Improving the city's user interface with micro-retail

September 9, 2021
Events

SoUP: Urban Park Perambulation

May 31, 2021
Design

Bump-Outs, Bold Moves and Big Ideas

May 26, 2021
Neighborhoods

A Look at the Past and Future of Downtown Louisville

May 16, 2021
Neighborhoods

What's around the corner for Downtown Louisville?

May 10, 2021
Events

Downtown Loop with Vital Sites

May 2, 2021
Development

Regret is a One-Way Street

March 9, 2021
Neighborhoods

Bardstown Road, A Reunion of Sorts

March 5, 2021
Neighborhoods

Portland Warehouse District

March 1, 2021
Events

Portland Warehouse District Walkabout

February 13, 2021
Neighborhoods

Limerick Stroll

January 31, 2021
Events

The Society of Urban Perambulators: Limerick Stroll with Steve Sizemore

January 20, 2021
News

Fire at the Old Urban Design Studio

September 25, 2020
Activation

Stadium Bus Stop Seating Project on Bardstown Road

November 1, 2019
Events

Citystate Radio

July 26, 2019
Events

CNU 27 | Louisville

May 23, 2019
Neighborhoods

Jane’s Walk - Portland

November 14, 2016
Events

Strong Towns Conference September 24-25

September 16, 2016
Neighborhoods

What Makes a Great Neighborhood?

August 1, 2016
Activation

Volunteers make ReSurfaced

June 1, 2016
Design

Google Maps Pac-Man and Street Connectivity

March 13, 2016
Design

Urban Acupuncture in Action in Louisville: A catalyst in a sea of surface lots

March 9, 2016
Neighborhoods

Great Streets Start with Strong Corners

November 20, 2015
Activation

ReSurfaced: Three Days at 10th Street

October 6, 2015
Activation

ReSurfaced: Point Commons Concept

August 11, 2015
Activation

Mix Tapes - Guest Curated Playlists for ReSurfaced

June 10, 2015
Activation

Opening Night at ReSurfaced Bourbon Edition

June 8, 2015
Activation

Coming into the Home Stretch for Opening Night

June 3, 2015
Activation

Landscaping ReSurfaced

June 2, 2015
Activation

We wouldn't have a Bourbon Edition without bourbon barrels

June 1, 2015
Activation

Reclaiming Kentucky Barns at ReSurfaced

May 28, 2015
Activation

New Mural at ReSurfaced

May 21, 2015
Activation

Site Preparation Underway

April 26, 2015
Activation

Roof Axis Illuminates ReSurfaced

October 9, 2014
Activation

A Big Thanks to the Overhead Group

October 8, 2014
Activation

Makermobile will join ReSurfaced this Friday

September 22, 2014
Activation

Louisville's New Professional Soccer Team Joins Resurfaced

September 18, 2014
Activation

Kertis Creative Jumps on Board

September 17, 2014