The 1800s brought an influx of residents to North American cities, as well as several innovations to deal with the increasing population.
This week’s articles focus on the role of urbanism and public space had in the unrest in the Middle East.
Phoenicians, if you haven’t had a chance to pick up a copy of the wonderful Midcentury Marvels book, you have another chance this Thursday.
If you missed January’s launch of the book “Midcentury Marvels: Commercial Architecture of Phoenix, 1945-1975,” here’s another opportunity.
This week’s list looks at how small scale and informal changes can have large and lasting effects in our cities.
Every Friday I handpick five articles on urbanism and related topics that I think my readers will find interesting.
The book will be released at a Brown Bag Lunch and Book Signing at noon on Friday Jan. 21. A limited edition of the first printing will be sold for $20. First come first serve!
This book touches on one of my frurations with contemporary urban planning (and civic governance in general): the push for precision and efficiency:
While an interesting premise (and a great term), X-Urbanism never really caught on outside academic circles.
A haunting beautiful and somewhat psychedelic perspective of urban time and space.