People know that air pollution is bad for their health but how many can distinguish smog from UFP, or know that living within 1,000 feet of a highway could cause cancer? A call to action to inform people about UFPs.
Notices from Civic San Diego: Notice – 10 Barrel Brewing Notice – Verizon I-5 & 94 Downtown San Diego Draft[Read More…]
They’re calling it the “Citizens’ Plan” initiative. Like all such initiatives, the name is misleading. Said citizens are an alliance[Read More…]
A belated Happy New Year to you! I know that we are already in the middle of January, but perhaps[Read More…]
Urban Land Institute, January 20th, 2016, 11:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M, January ULI @ Lunch, January: Exploring Council Member, Mark Kersey’s, San Diego[Read More…]
A new year always welcomes the prospect of brand new adventures and a fresh start. Whether you want to[Read More…]
On June 8th, 2015, I reached the ten year mark of my career as an architect. This post chronicles some[Read More…]
Gaslamp Pacific Theatres were under construction in 1997 and local business owners were getting nervous — fifteen screens and no[Read More…]
Merry Christmas. Happy Hanukah. Happy Holidays. It was none of these things for the homeless. For the homeless, it is[Read More…]
Save Our Heritage Organization, Month of December -January 11, 2016, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM, Balboa Park Exposition Design, 1915-1935: The Making[Read More…]
We lost a legend with the passing of Professor Edward W. Soja last month in Los Angeles. Soja’s contributions to[Read More…]
Can you believe that it is December already? Well, it is that time of year again when we think about[Read More…]
The most important part of a building is the first ten vertical feet. This is the portion that makes the street scene where life happens. People rarely look up at buildings; we’re accustomed to paying attention to what’s directly in front of us, but that doesn’t excuse the rest of the building.
San Diego’s East Village: substituting an academic and high-wage vision for an entertainment and tourism vision
I read an op-ed in the San Diego Union Tribune that made me want to stand on top of a downtown[Read More…]
As the year winds down, I think this is a good time to look ahead to 2016. Specifically, I would[Read More…]
New School of Architecture & Design, December 2nd, at 7:00 PM, Chuck Crawford Presents, Two Roosters and a Rabbit. Citizens[Read More…]
On October 11, 2015, Governor Brown vetoed Senate Bill 539, which would have removed Confederate names from government buildings in[Read More…]
The world is filled with good ideas. San Diego has a lot of great architects and urban thinkers. For several years, a group of these dedicated urbanists have been developing and enriching a plan for the Upper East Village. I.D.E.A. = Innovation Design Education Arts. As the next step in the process to implement the District, the Foundation held “What’s the Big Idea?” to explore next steps.