Seven Elements/Four Topics

The following few thousand words seek a new value system for the professions of city and regional planning, architecture, and engineering. Your bones tell you, you smell it, there is the challenge of unclear change on the tongues of the public speakers. The sticky multiple versions of the truth offered in the political-speech of our … Continue reading Seven Elements/Four Topics

Global Density

Add fees on Amazon books below will be assigned to our effort. This one brings the lessons of the explosive structure of density from observers along the Pacific Rim. Comments regarding content are appreciated. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1138849863/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=communitydesignc&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=1138849863&linkId=c54005f93852711f637d9d0ded976d3e

The Unlimited Inside

Unrestrained Outside & Unlimited Insides. How does density save the wilderness, support sustainable agriculture and a do no harm purpose?  If the problem is defined within the global colonization and destruction narrative then the promotion of investment in every technical solution required to sustain centuries of powerful economic growth is driven by population, but not … Continue reading The Unlimited Inside

One Bryant Park

In thoughtful research reporting the requirement to sum up should become a responsibility of participation.  In Skyscrapers and the World of Tomorrow posted to Planetizen on September, 1 2011 by editors Jeff Jamawat, Kris Fortin, Tim Halbur and Victor Negrete, the questions sought to define the place for very big buildings, but the article ends by … Continue reading One Bryant Park

Go to Chicago

Be in Chicago on Monday, April 27 beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the UIC campus 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. It is open to the public for $25 with tickets via the Forum's website: www.RJDUrbanForum.uic.edu. Two ways to look at it -- cities are crucial to “recovery†from crisis or urbanism itself is a discursive human … Continue reading Go to Chicago