How do we unearth and rediscover landscapes which we can no longer see? Personal and collective memories in defining a place’s culture and character have…View More Place Parts, Episode 18: Landscape Ghosts, with Shannon Nichol
Sustaining a City’s Culture and Character provides a catalog of techniques that emphasize “bottom up,” resident-based input. Such input includes local history, building forms, natural and…View More Tidbits and Events, Sustaining a City’s Culture and Character
Today’s episode in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, recalls the look and feel of urban blends discussed in Sustaining a City’s Culture and…View More Place Parts, Episode 17: Understanding the Blends
Who says that place is all about engineered or built environments? It isn’t, a point I emphasize many times in Sustaining a City’s Culture and…View More Place Parts, Episode 16: Place Exists, Just Listen
Sustaining a City’s Culture and Character begins with the notion that communities reflect the fusion of everyday life with the various forces and environments common…View More Place Parts, Episode 15: River, City, and Town
When Sustaining Place began late last Spring, I wrote several pieces about the emergence phases from the first English lockdown. There are parallels today, as…View More Place Parts, Episode 14: Towards Hints of Resilience in Pandemica
Today, we pose questions based on Vodaphone’s world headquarters in Newbury (and the “Shaw Valley” housing development next door). Post-pandemic, will what is now empty–or…View More Place Parts, Episode 13: Will the Technology Campus Sustain?
Today, we celebrate Book Launch Day for Sustaining a City’s Culture and Character. This book focuses on the culture and character of one city compared…View More Place Parts, Episode 11: Book Launch Summit, with Tigran Haas