Whatever Strikes Us Today
JUST WHAT ARE WE REGISTERING FOR?
DEPENDS ON WHO YOU ASK
... ghettos in America have remained the central point of reference for anyone who wants to understand poverty and segregation. Read more ...
July 6, 2016
NOWHERE TO GO BUT UP?
For the love of god, keep adding homes. Keep adding homes so things don’t get any worse and you’re not trapped in a lose-lose-lose shitstorm like San Francisco. Read more ...
WHAT WAS AND WHAT NEVER SHALL BE
May 23, 2016
No Parking HERE:
You've heard about how robocars are going to upend the economy. But have you thought about what they'll do to urban space? Read more ...
January 26, 2016
PARKS AND REQ'S
A FEW MEW-SINGS ON DEVELOPMENT
If you watch enough zoning hearings, the testimony begins to sound pretty repetitive. That novel argument you’re making? The Council members have heard it a million times before. Here are 9 of the things we hear most often at zoning hearings, illustrated by cats.
November 25, 2015
GENTRIFICATION IN NEW ORLEANS
Al Jazeera came to town and got our thoughts on Gentrification in New Orleans:
August 28, 2015
A GLOBAL DEBATE IS RAGING INSIDE THE ARCHITECTURE COMMUNITY OVER WHO EARNS THE TITLE "ARCHITECT." Read more
July 7, 2015
PATIENCE v. SATISFACTION
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development embraced the trapezoid, dubbed Iberville-Treme, along with an exhaustive New Orleans plan that called for 2,314 apartments constructed within 54 months.
Yet after 48 months — four years — the work in New Orleans is far from done. Read more ...
June 16, 2015
A DECADE OF DOINGS AND DISCUSSIONS
Almost the first thing I learned about New Orleans was how little I understood about Katrina. Read more ...
June 1, 2015
I WANT TO RIDE MY BICYCLE ...
Protected bike lanes are now officially star-spangled.
Eight years after New York City created a Netherlands-inspired bikeway on 9th Avenue by putting it on the curb side of a car parking lane, the physically separated designs once perceived as outlandish haven't just become increasingly common from coast to coast Read more
May 20, 2015
IBERVILLES IN THE BLOGOSPHERE
New Orleans has never been a city of high-rises but of unique, colorful single-family homes.
Yet nearly ten years into our recovery from Hurricane Katrina, Read more
April 29, 2015
CONNECTING THE DOTS to ECOLE BILINGUE
A ROSE IS A ROSE…OR NOT
THIS IS HOW YOU GET ANTS.