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Infra- structured landscape

In this post, Adriaan Geuze and Matthew Skjonsberg explore the social impact and negotiation of urban infrastructure and the the advocatory role landscape architects can play in designing public spaces… 1,266 more words

Bad Blumau - 

This plan for a sustainable village was in the Kunsthaus Wein Museum. I just found out about Bad Blumau, which is essentially, it seems, a Shire with thermal baths south of Vienna. 15 more words


Sidewalk history

I found another of these favourite sidewalk tags the other day, this time in Mount Pleasant, which is quite far from the Clark Drive and Prior St. 307 more words


Rip City

Long weekend in Portland, OR and it was pretty amazing. It’s a very walkable and bikable city which is something my husband and I put pretty high on the checklist when looking for our next destination. 86 more words

CNU conversations: If CBAs are broken, should they be turned upside down?

A subsequent conversation at CNU bemoaned how “tollbooth zoning” (as Ben Ross calls it) has turned everyone into their worst nightmare of a money-grubbing Chicago machine pol, rasping “ 665 more words

Urban Planning

Bangkok: hustle, bustle and unexpected secrets

I was recently in Bangkok for a meeting of the Montreal Protocol (governing substances that deplete the ozone layer) held at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific… 635 more words

Surprising Encounters In An Urban Landscape