March 31, 2018: Behind the Scenes

31 Mar

I’ve just finished teaching a new class about cities, and one of the things that the experience made me think about was how the built environment of urban spaces is the outcome of a long process (or series of processes) … Read More »

March 22, 2017: If You Build It

22 Mar

There’s a certain kind of person— usually, in my experience, a certain kind of middle-aged male— who will delight in telling you that “there’s no such thing as a free lunch,” and then nod sagely while they wait for your … Read More »

Recommendations for Nov. 1, 2015

1 Nov

I’ve given up any pretense of doing these on anything like a weekly basis. One thing that means is that several of the articles here are a little older, but in general most of them aren’t particularly prone to expiration, … Read More »