This book reminds us that Jacobs never meant for her ideas to be used to blindly proscribe or protest how cities are planned.
A year ago, I shared my initial observations on CityScape Phoenix. At the time I wasn’t impressed. A year later, it impresses me even less.
Building real social capital is not easy. It requires regular contact and interaction with friends and neighbors.
If more residents don’t get involved, ‘private’ policy will continue to shape our city.
Canadian based rock band Arcade Fire has introduced a revolutionary new music video format.
We need to start creating neighborhoods that build authentic places that are intimately related, interconnected and interdependent.