Jane Jacobs’ Death and Life of Great American Cities captures not just the rich density of urban life, but the craft of fiction.
A very cool video collage of cities from around the world.
This weeks slate of articles for urbanists. It was really hard to keep it to just 5!
What leaders, thinkers or doers do I admire most?
A special New Years Eve edition of my weekly recap of urbanism news and views.
Building real social capital is not easy. It requires regular contact and interaction with friends and neighbors.
Ver·nac·u·lar: of, relating to, or characteristic of a period, place, or group… Most cities—even those with grand plans like Burnham’s Chicago or Haussmann’s Paris—derive much of their character from their locality. Their urban fabric is largely defined by factors such as local building materials, climate, access to water, history and…
Let’s Colour is a worldwide initiative to transform grey spaces with colourful paint.
Good thing walking isn’t an Olympic sport, because Americans aren’t very good at it.