DIY Urbanism in Detroit

14 Sep

“Cities have always went down. It’s people who bring them back.” – Larry D’Mongo

Palladium Boots sent Johnny Knoxville (?) to Detroit to see whats up with the DIY scene out there. We’ve all seen the photoessays by them “dutch assholes” focused on the massive empty buildings, so it’s really cool to finally see the human reaction to the abandonment. This video series does a great job of showing off the creativity people employ when provided all the infrastructure. Watch the whole three part series over at

2 Responses to “DIY Urbanism in Detroit”

  1. Sayf October 1, 2012 at 7:55 pm #

    Yes ! Cool 🙂
    Do you know dat ? >>
    Enjoy !


  1. DIY urban intervention: More work in progress « Flat 7 - August 26, 2012

    […] embrace of the city’s working people. Today the ‘failed‘ city of Detroit is a regular referent for practices of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) urbanism, with artists and other culture-makers ostensibly setting up in its ‘ruins‘, attempting […]

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