This week’s round up of news and views for urbanists.
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.
In September, I posted about Arcade Fire’s album ‘The Suburbs.’ On Sunday, the album won a well deserved Grammy for Album of the Year.
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.
Instead of thinking about the # of sq ft you will give up moving from a suburban home, think about the amenities that you will gain.
We need to start creating neighborhoods that build authentic places that are intimately related, interconnected and interdependent.
Social media has allowed me to engage my city—and my friends—in a far deeper level than was previously possible.
Urban connectivity reflects the delicate interweaving of social, economic and physical links.