Category Archives: Writing
“An inescapable trend emerged in recent years and months: a large and growing number of communities are now engaged in comprehensive plans and zoning code revisions, and they’re doing that planning work in the hopes of creating a future that
“There are many examples of local journalists in the United States and Canada that succeed at two critical roles in local politics and planning, however: the ability to identify and portray the importance of planning processes, and the ability to
“Residential properties in Los Angeles have attracted the highest quality design talent for decades now, but Wright’s work still stands out as daringly experimental, different, and even alien when compared to other homes in the city. In the 1920s, these
“The winds of political change can easily blow an ideological hard-liner to either side of the state versus local control debate. The same person who is offended at the idea of a state power forcing a community to build a
“I’m a fan of Twitter, obviously. I share this list to recognize my favorite and most trusted sources on the forum on subjects related to the editorial purposes of Planetizen, but also to benefit your use of Twitter—as a planner,
“…Planetizen will continue to share news on this subject in the hopes that someone, armed with the right amount of information and inspiration, will figure out how to not make them a non-story in 2034.” Read the article.
“Students responded to that potential with visions for the river that included everything from a birder’s paradise or a punk rocker’s urban wasteland–the kind of variety that suits the major geographic and cultural shifts of the river basin…” Read the
“Spaces throughout the park encourage private uses by one person or small groups. Urban serenity is also available on a circumnavigating path, which provides a circuit for people and strollers. A diagonal walkway bisects the site, providing a potential future
“And, of course, the whole thing ends with Reeves delivering arguably the best line from a career full of magnificent lines: ‘Vaya con Dios.’” Read the article.