Publications

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The Site Magazine

“Performing Spatial Justice: Transparent Objects” published in The Site Magazine Volume 40: Devices. Written by Cara Michell. Edited by Amrit Phull.

Greater Rockaway Community & Shoreline Enhancement Plan

The community engagement and implementation planning contained within will create an extensive, bio-diverse, and habitat-rich dune system along the Atlantic shoreline
of the Rockaway Peninsula. (Role: Cara Michell, Project Manager, WXY Studio)

Downtown Brooklyn Strategic Investment Plan – Downtown Revitalization Initiative

This plan resulted in $10M in funding for public realm improvements, including bike lanes, crosswalks, and public art funding in Downtown Brooklyn (Role: Cara Michell, Senior Urban Planner, Project Manager for WXY Studio – Urban Design and Community Engagement Lead)

Vaughan City-Wide Urban Design Guidelines

The Vaughan City-Wide Urban Design Guidelines – the first publication of its kind in Vaughan, Ontario – was completed in 2018. The Canadian Institute of Planners recognized the guidelines with an Award of Excellence in 2020. (Role: Cara Michell, Urban Planner, BrookMcIlroy)

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Reflections on the New Museum’s IdeasCity Detroit residency. Published in the Preservation Leadership Forum, 2016. Written by Cara Michell

THE EDIT – Series 1 / Volume 2 in The Site Magazine

(Role: Cara Michell, Text and Ideas, Design Engagement Contributor, Worksheets A-C)

Cooperative Works: Equitable Business Development for Building Retrofits

Spurred by the Climate Mobilization Act’s Local Law 97, the emerging retrofit sector presents a critical opportunity to support long-term growth for MWBEs. This report explores opportunities to deepen New York City’s climate commitments through investment in minority and women-owned businesses. The report also emphasizes opportunities for profit sharing through cooperative business models. (Role: Cara Michell, Forefront Fellow – research and writing)

CityLab

Interview with artist Brandon Breaux published in CityLab, 2018. Written by Cara Michell. Edited by Brentin Mock.

Downtown Davenport Master Plan

(Role: Cara Michell, Senior Urban Planner, Research Support, WXY Studio)

New Rochelle Strategic Investment Plan – Downtown Revitalization Initiative

(Role: Cara Michell, Senior Urban Planner, Project Manager for WXY Studio – Urban Design Lead)

Clarington Transportation Hubs Study

This study provides a vision for the transportation hubs and help Clarington, Ontario capitalize on transit investment by building two distinct and sustainable mobility hubs. (Role: Cara Michell, Project Manager, BrookMcIlroy)


Interviews & Lectures

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