Been out the last few days getting in touch with my edginess, so I’m just now catching up on the conversation from last week. 2 primary threads were hopping, but both are essentially: what is the future for the CNU? Not NU necessarily, but CNU. I’d like to [...]
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I’ve spoken with a few people privately about this, but every time this discussion happens about frustrations with developers I feel like we completely miss the point, and what we can actually do about it.
If there ever was an effort worthy of the CNU as [...]
Yesterday I was having one of those conversations that made me stop and relate it to bigger changes in society. The topic was changes at work, and a boss retiring. It seems that that bit of news is becoming more frequent in my circles.
And, it makes me think: the long-discussed transition of the Baby [...]
At CNU 21 in Salt Lake City we finally got to have a lively, fun debate about the merits of the western grid, common in some form to about 2/3 of the United States. It’s a debate that myself and several colleagues have wanted for years.
Building off of recent news about the reduction in driving, US PIRG has a new study out this week that’s garnered a lot of media attention. The study, titled “Our Changing Relationship with Driving and the Implications for America’s Future” has the nifty summary stating, “The Driving Boom—a six decade-long period of steady [...]
I’ve never understood the fascination so many architects have with the “brutalist” style of buildings that some designers loved in the 1960s-1970’s. Even in the haze of youth in architecture school, I found that particular style unattractive, to put it kindly.
I suppose when a style is coined “Brutalism” you should expect that it will [...]