“When you hear Detroit,” John Norquist told me cryptically yesterday morning, “think Istanbul.” I had just been shown an essay John wrote for the latest issue of the magazine Monocle, a
Several times each day, a military helicopter flies over my house in Washington. It flies much closer to the ground than other aircraft, and it's seriously noisy.
Sprawling on Fumes: Book by Forbes writer explores life at $20 per gallon — and sees upside to end of cheap motoringSubmitted by Filmanowicz on Thu, 07/23/2009 - 12:55pm
Kai Ryssdal had an ear-opening interview on public radio's Marketplace this week with Chris Steiner, Forbes w
Buffalo is a port on Lake Erie with no visible connection to the lake. The entire shoreline is separated from the neighborhood fabric of Buffalo by grade separated highways.
This morning's Chicago Tribune has a piece on a green-built house that is noteworthy because it is u
I just started reading the slideshows of CNU 17 presentations- certainly an excellent resource, since there were typically several presentations going on at one time (which means that I inevitably mis
Cities are so profoundly shaped by political decisions, from local zoning codes to federal transportation allocations, that it's easy to lose sight of the fact that good urban form knows no political
Nora Beck asked me to post some of my thoughts about the LEED-ND rating system in advance of the upcoming member ballot.