Who do we alienate when we call ourselves “urban” planners? I interned with the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, and this is what I found: http://colabradio.mit.edu/rejecting-the-narrow-framework-of-urban-planning/ A “pipe farm” in suburban Georgia.
The Occupy Movement is alive and well in the Bay Area. Since April 20 (Earth Day), Occupy Oakland, Occupy Cal, and Occupy SF have had a new neighbor – Occupy the Farm. These students, professors, neighbors, and activists-turned farmers have set up a small and growing working farm. These 14 acres of University-owned agricultural land […]
Many people applaud the foresight of regional governments for addressing climate change and quality of life through strategic planning. Others, including the East Bay Tea Party, are crying foul. Does this group represent another shade of “Not In My Back Yard” (NIMBYism), or an indication that regional planning is poorly understood by many of the […]