Whatever Strikes Us Today
THANKS FOR ASKING ....
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 ... from the New Yorker
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 ... from Medium.com
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 ...from The New Republic
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. from Austin on Your Feet.com
November 25, 2015
A GLOBAL DEBATE IS RAGING INSIDE THE ARCHITECTURE COMMUNITY OVER WHO EARNS THE TITLE "ARCHITECT." Read more from Co.Design
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 ... from NextCity.org
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 ... from The New Yorker
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 from People for Bikes.org
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 from the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Leadership Forum
April 29, 2015
CONNECTING THE DOTS to ECOLE BILINGUE
A ROSE IS A ROSE…OR NOT
from the New Orleans Advocate
March 26, 2015