The Past and Future of Planning

I haven't found a site that provides more visual food for thought on the future of urban planning than the vintage photo collection at Shorpy. Just take a look at their large collection of cityscape photos from the early 20th century. How did we fall for the bait and switch that had us losing all these brilliant streetcar networks in the US? And … Continue reading The Past and Future of Planning

Book Review: Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities

I know I live in a community because on a Friday night it takes me 45 minutes and two beers to get from the parking lot to my front door. - Trudeslund resident quoted in Creating Cohousing. Nearly two decades after the show ended, I still find myself referencing moments from Northern Exposure. In an … Continue reading Book Review: Creating Cohousing: Building Sustainable Communities