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robert voigt
Urban Planner, Artist, Blogger
Urban Planner, Artist, Blogger
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3D Printing the Future
As technology changes urban planners and others that work with communities to influence their future need to work harder to keep up-to-date.  This is because many of the citizens and communities we work for/with are often adopting these tools at a faster ra...

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Planning for the Public Realm
Here is the latest animated explainer video I created for the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.  This one deals with the very complex subject of the public realm.

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The Impact of Development Form on ROI for Municipalities
Here is the recently published Municipal World article I write on the impact form of development has on municipal tax ROI.  This is based on research I have been doing with planner John Douglas RPP, MCIP. Municipal Return on Investment

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Animated Video for OPPI
Below is an animated video I created for the Ontario Professional Planners Institute.  It provides a short 4 min overview of the history and work of OPPI. Ontario Professional Planners Institute from Robert Voigt on Vimeo .

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Emotional Compass for Success
Here is a post that I originally published on LinkedIn a few weeks ago.  It should be helpful for people both professionally and personally, in terms of how they improve and progress toward achieving their goals.  Enjoy. 11 days into 2016 and the initial ex...

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Emotional Compass for Success
Here is a post that I originally published on LinkedIn a few weeks ago.  It should be helpful for people both professionally and personally, in terms of how they improve and progress toward achieving their goals.  Enjoy. 11 days into 2016 and the initial ex...

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Emotional Compass for Success
Here is a post that I originally published on LinkedIn a few weeks ago.  It should be helpful for people both professionally and personally, in terms of how they improve and progress toward achieving their goals.  Enjoy. 11 days into 2016 and the initial ex...

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What ROI is Your Town Planning and Designing For?
The assumptions many communities have that unquestioningly link growth with community prosperity need to be re-examined, recalibrated, and retooled.  This is because unfortunately, the form of development that this growth takes and that we encourage and reg...

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What's Old is New Again - Progressive Planning Approach
There have been many influences on my work over the years.  I had the benefit of one of my first positions in a planning department working for Larry Beasley in the Major Developments Group of Central Area Planning for the City of Vancouver.  Since those ea...

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12 Strategies for Re-Energizing Your Community
Recently Municipal World published an excellent book for people working on community building and revitalization, 12 Strategies .  This book features a carefully-selected collection of strategies, case studies
and best practices.  Each section was written ...
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