Generally speaking, the description of any Utopia that involves many details is apt to be an unconvincing way to present a principle which can be…View More Urban Solutions: Are We Chasing Utopia?
The Baselines of Public Space? Corners.
More so than public squares — which require a conscious set-aside of assembled space — corners naturally result from crossroads, the time-honored, elemental feature of travel between places. A corner…View More The Baselines of Public Space? Corners.
An Expatriate’s Primer on an Urban View
In Gordon Cullen’s epic early-1960s work, The Concise Townscape, he described the visual experience of townscape views through an emphasis on “serial vision,” and on…View More An Expatriate’s Primer on an Urban View
About Perceptions of Place
As a so-called expatriate, I’ve been enmeshed in the task of learning to relate to new surroundings. I have two recent guideposts, Plamen and Pope.…View More About Perceptions of Place