public space

Closing Party Conversations, CNU22

To me this photo captures everything that is great about the Congress and CNU.  Look how engaged everyone is talking with each other, conversations framed by sitting together in a wonderful public space in a redeveloping district.  At CNU22 in Buffalo, the closing party.  Thank you al... read more »

Security Measures Are Degrading the Urban (and Human) Experience

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. ... read more »

Great Squares

I'm in the midst of what seems like a never ending research project on some of the great Georgian squares in London. I am trying hard to understand as much as I can about the design of squares, and the Georgian squares of London are more of a vehicle as opposed to an endorsement. I am working on sev... read more »