Public Postcard Project

By Michael Reynolds

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Public Postcard Project

Project 2014-05-22 12:19:00 +1200

A Brave New City is a public engagement project designed to re-engage the citizens of Christchurch in a positive way, with a view to creating a coherent vision of a future new city. The outcome will be a conversation which will create a listing of guiding principles designed to influence policy around community design, land use decision making and re-humanise the concept of a modern city.

We want to create a series of events that build upon each other and use the information gathered from the public to guide the building of the next event. That way it is always relevant and is moving in a purposeful direction.

I have decided to kick it off with the first of a series of community based public engagement events. It is loosely based on the Neighborhood Postcard Project (http://www.neighborhoodpostcardproject.com/about/)

I have created some postcards with speech bubbles to represent the peoples voice...and people fill in their hopes and dreams for the future of our city of Chrsitchurch.

My focus from day one with this project is not so much the buildings, as the land is usually privately owned/operated, but the spaces in between.
Thinking about how we want to feel in city (not just the CBD, we need to look at the city as a whole), how we want to move around, how & where we want to interact, what part does nature play in the city....

As part of A Brave New Citys campaign to gather peoples hopes and dreams for the future of the city of Christchurch, I am wanting to fund a series of plywood Postcards.

Each billboard will have a topical question, even relating to the location too if possible, and will encourage people to share their hopes and dreams in a public forum..and hopefully inspire others to do the same.

I already have aggreement on placement of billboards in the CBD on LIVS sites, in Lyttelton and just confirming to get them on UC campus as well.

 So, any support you can give me to continue on creating a citizen built city would be very much appreciated,

 

Many thanks,

 

Michael

Comments

Updates 10

Here we go....!

26/01/2015 at 12:36 PM

Thank you all so much for your patience...we have finally arrived at construction week!!!!

 

Aiming to have these up by Friday so we can start collecting contributions over the weekend and on..

 

Thank you so much for your support in making this project possible...please consider supporting it by adding to it if you live in Christchurch or via social media if you can please :)

 

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Tee Designs

29/07/2014 at 9:57 PM

Rewards...

28/07/2014 at 8:35 AM

Hey everyone....

 

Just letting you know that I have added some more copies of The Human Scale DVD....

Also, Katitza has started to add the colour to her amazing piece...and I have brought the pledge amount down to $375+....

 

I would really  like to get over $2000, so please share this campaign with your friends and colleagues over the next couple of days...

I am most humbled by your support and will keep figuring out ways of getting the people of ChCh excited about the possibilities again!

 

Take care,

 

Michael

Free Cake to the next 10 pledgers!!!!

23/07/2014 at 7:41 PM

The amazing support just keeps rolling in....please share this around with your friends and family because the next 10 people to pledge over $20 will receive a FREE cake made by the sensational Cake By Anna!!!! (probably best for CHCH peeps  )
This is on top of the reward you can choose for your pledge on the site.

http://www.pledgeme.co.nz/projects/2149

Ready, Set.......Go! 

 

Press!

20/07/2014 at 8:30 PM

Hi all,

 

Some of you will be following A Brave New City on Facebook and/or twitter, but some of you may not..so, I thought I would take the chance to let you know that there are 2 articles appearing in the media this week detailing what A Brave New City is up to.

 

Tomorrow there is an article in The Press, written by Will Harvie, as the weekly piece on innovation. Also, later this week, Idealog will be publishing a piece online about what A Brave New City is about.

Keep your eyes peeled for those...a really good tool to recruit some support for the cause from colleagues ;)

 

Keep well,

 

Michael

New most awesome Reward!!!!

20/07/2014 at 8:16 PM

Hey Everyone...just want to thank all those that have pledged so far...legends!!!!

 

I have organised a new reward for the more mega-plegder type folks out there...a custom piece of art created by the amazing Katitza (http://www.katitza.net/).

So for $500 pledge you can have this (it is yet to be finished...which will happen when someone chooses this option to support me :) )

To give you an idea of what it could kinda look like....

 

AMAZING!!!!

So...if you have already pledged, then please share this around...I need all the support I can get. The $1200 is the minimum I need to have some impact, but the more that is pledged then the more impact I can have to make this city full of inspired city makers.

 

Many thanks,

 

Michael

    Pledgers 24

    Hayden Smart
    2014-07-31 10:18:36 +1200
    Leonard Sidik
    2014-07-30 00:05:22 +1200
    Erica Austin
    2014-07-27 16:08:02 +1200
    Kelly
    2014-07-24 21:22:25 +1200
    Michelle
    2014-07-24 21:19:47 +1200
    Karen Foreman-Brown
    2014-07-24 17:22:44 +1200
    Rachel Morton
    2014-07-24 09:52:17 +1200
    Deon Swiggs
    2014-07-24 09:06:19 +1200
    Nic Hetherington
    2014-07-24 09:04:13 +1200
    Cecilia Freire de Mance
    2014-07-23 21:03:37 +1200
    tibor
    2014-07-23 12:03:46 +1200
    Trudy Mira
    2014-07-23 06:38:59 +1200
    bert
    2014-07-21 23:10:42 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2014-07-11 13:10:17 +1200
    Gloria Gaspar
    2014-07-11 10:09:09 +1200
    Phill Coxon
    2014-07-09 20:56:41 +1200
    Anna Guenther
    2014-07-07 18:28:36 +1200
    Alison Dalziel
    2014-07-05 19:08:44 +1200
    Anonymous pledger
    2014-07-05 17:42:38 +1200
    Yvonne Leong
    2014-07-03 22:49:57 +1200
    Enspiral Accounting
    2014-07-01 14:58:59 +1200
    Mark Bradford
    2014-06-30 08:59:01 +1200
    Mira Luna
    2014-06-30 07:54:07 +1200
    Anake Goodall
    2014-06-29 21:00:23 +1200

    Followers 6

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    Public Postcard Project

    Project 2014-05-22 12:19:00 +1200

    A Brave New City is a public engagement project designed to re-engage the citizens of Christchurch in a positive way, with a view to creating a coherent vision of a future new city. The outcome will be a conversation which will create a listing of guiding principles designed to influence policy around community design, land use decision making and re-humanise the concept of a modern city.

    We want to create a series of events that build upon each other and use the information gathered from the public to guide the building of the next event. That way it is always relevant and is moving in a purposeful direction.

    I have decided to kick it off with the first of a series of community based public engagement events. It is loosely based on the Neighborhood Postcard Project (http://www.neighborhoodpostcardproject.com/about/)

    I have created some postcards with speech bubbles to represent the peoples voice...and people fill in their hopes and dreams for the future of our city of Chrsitchurch.

    My focus from day one with this project is not so much the buildings, as the land is usually privately owned/operated, but the spaces in between.
    Thinking about how we want to feel in city (not just the CBD, we need to look at the city as a whole), how we want to move around, how & where we want to interact, what part does nature play in the city....

    As part of A Brave New Citys campaign to gather peoples hopes and dreams for the future of the city of Christchurch, I am wanting to fund a series of plywood Postcards.

    Each billboard will have a topical question, even relating to the location too if possible, and will encourage people to share their hopes and dreams in a public forum..and hopefully inspire others to do the same.

    I already have aggreement on placement of billboards in the CBD on LIVS sites, in Lyttelton and just confirming to get them on UC campus as well.

     So, any support you can give me to continue on creating a citizen built city would be very much appreciated,

     

    Many thanks,

     

    Michael

    Comments

    Here we go....!

    26/01/2015 at 12:36 PM

    Thank you all so much for your patience...we have finally arrived at construction week!!!!

     

    Aiming to have these up by Friday so we can start collecting contributions over the weekend and on..

     

    Thank you so much for your support in making this project possible...please consider supporting it by adding to it if you live in Christchurch or via social media if you can please :)

     

    You need to pledge to see this update.

    You need to pledge to see this update.

    You need to pledge to see this update.

    You need to pledge to see this update.

    Tee Designs

    29/07/2014 at 9:57 PM

    Rewards...

    28/07/2014 at 8:35 AM

    Hey everyone....

     

    Just letting you know that I have added some more copies of The Human Scale DVD....

    Also, Katitza has started to add the colour to her amazing piece...and I have brought the pledge amount down to $375+....

     

    I would really  like to get over $2000, so please share this campaign with your friends and colleagues over the next couple of days...

    I am most humbled by your support and will keep figuring out ways of getting the people of ChCh excited about the possibilities again!

     

    Take care,

     

    Michael

    Free Cake to the next 10 pledgers!!!!

    23/07/2014 at 7:41 PM

    The amazing support just keeps rolling in....please share this around with your friends and family because the next 10 people to pledge over $20 will receive a FREE cake made by the sensational Cake By Anna!!!! (probably best for CHCH peeps  )
    This is on top of the reward you can choose for your pledge on the site.

    http://www.pledgeme.co.nz/projects/2149

    Ready, Set.......Go! 

     

    Press!

    20/07/2014 at 8:30 PM

    Hi all,

     

    Some of you will be following A Brave New City on Facebook and/or twitter, but some of you may not..so, I thought I would take the chance to let you know that there are 2 articles appearing in the media this week detailing what A Brave New City is up to.

     

    Tomorrow there is an article in The Press, written by Will Harvie, as the weekly piece on innovation. Also, later this week, Idealog will be publishing a piece online about what A Brave New City is about.

    Keep your eyes peeled for those...a really good tool to recruit some support for the cause from colleagues ;)

     

    Keep well,

     

    Michael

    New most awesome Reward!!!!

    20/07/2014 at 8:16 PM

    Hey Everyone...just want to thank all those that have pledged so far...legends!!!!

     

    I have organised a new reward for the more mega-plegder type folks out there...a custom piece of art created by the amazing Katitza (http://www.katitza.net/).

    So for $500 pledge you can have this (it is yet to be finished...which will happen when someone chooses this option to support me :) )

    To give you an idea of what it could kinda look like....

     

    AMAZING!!!!

    So...if you have already pledged, then please share this around...I need all the support I can get. The $1200 is the minimum I need to have some impact, but the more that is pledged then the more impact I can have to make this city full of inspired city makers.

     

    Many thanks,

     

    Michael

      Hayden Smart
      2014-07-31 10:18:36 +1200
      Leonard Sidik
      2014-07-30 00:05:22 +1200
      Erica Austin
      2014-07-27 16:08:02 +1200
      Kelly
      2014-07-24 21:22:25 +1200
      Michelle
      2014-07-24 21:19:47 +1200
      Karen Foreman-Brown
      2014-07-24 17:22:44 +1200
      Rachel Morton
      2014-07-24 09:52:17 +1200
      Deon Swiggs
      2014-07-24 09:06:19 +1200
      Nic Hetherington
      2014-07-24 09:04:13 +1200
      Cecilia Freire de Mance
      2014-07-23 21:03:37 +1200
      tibor
      2014-07-23 12:03:46 +1200
      Trudy Mira
      2014-07-23 06:38:59 +1200
      bert
      2014-07-21 23:10:42 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2014-07-11 13:10:17 +1200
      Gloria Gaspar
      2014-07-11 10:09:09 +1200
      Phill Coxon
      2014-07-09 20:56:41 +1200
      Anna Guenther
      2014-07-07 18:28:36 +1200
      Alison Dalziel
      2014-07-05 19:08:44 +1200
      Anonymous pledger
      2014-07-05 17:42:38 +1200
      Yvonne Leong
      2014-07-03 22:49:57 +1200
      Enspiral Accounting
      2014-07-01 14:58:59 +1200
      Mark Bradford
      2014-06-30 08:59:01 +1200
      Mira Luna
      2014-06-30 07:54:07 +1200
      Anake Goodall
      2014-06-29 21:00:23 +1200

      Followers of Public Postcard Project

      This campaign was successful and got its funding on 31/07/2014 at 10:18 AM.