A Needed Primer on Urban Perspective
I keep writing about cities and towns and the need to fully understand urban perspective, and tell a tale below to explain why. I use…View More A Needed Primer on Urban Perspective
Challenge Ahead: Sustaining a City’s Culture and Character
From the outset, defining the culture and character of a city is a daunting task. It involves storytelling and study, from within and without; it…View More Challenge Ahead: Sustaining a City’s Culture and Character
A Pandemic View
Remember, the second meaning of “pandemic” is “universal.”View More A Pandemic View
Today in the City, Survival Means Transition
Pandemic or not, we tend to talk only about what we see, even though we instinctively know that things are not always what they seem.…View More Today in the City, Survival Means Transition
Here in the United Kingdom, things are waking up again, with many pandemic-based recalibrations advancing to new venues. Things are much the same as before,…View More Place-Return, Evolving
The Recalibration Paradox: ‘Nevermore’?
“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary…” Edgar Allen Poe, “The Raven,” 1845 Here, during London’s lockdown, we’ve seen many ravens.…View More The Recalibration Paradox: ‘Nevermore’?
On LEARNing the City
In the latest issue of The Journal of Public Space, I had the fortunate opportunity to summarize Fulbright work in Australia almost two years ago…View More On LEARNing the City