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?
As we emerge from the pandemic, why center only on architectural compatibility or placemaking listicles? Why not admit the common adage, that the city–and its…View More Place Parts, Episode 10: Choreographing Place, with Sherry Dobbin
Today, in Episode 8, I depart from recent episodes built around interviews. Rather, I offer a contemplative walk to a local setting that seems even…View More Place Parts, Episode 8: About the Lady Well and a Cure
I took a photo yesterday that explains the year. It’s about adaptation, and, ultimately, survival. It also addresses another dilemma: depending on the context of…View More Photo of the Year: We Are Still Open
In these times, is it an outright elitist thing to run around with a Leica M-10P waxing poetic about how how to sustain the culture…View More Watering Can as Symbol: Sustenance in a Sustainable Place