Seven Declarations

Declarations develop an emotional capacity for change on behalf of family and community, a town or city, a state and nation, province and commonwealth. The following declarations describe qualities of life known to the people and organizations of the dense urban environment. Each one strengthens the purpose of 'the city' for more effective technology, continuous innovation, … Continue reading Seven Declarations

The Unlimited Inside

Unrestrained Outside & Unlimited Insides. How does density save the wilderness, support sustainable agriculture and a do no harm purpose?  If the problem is defined within the global colonization and destruction narrative then the promotion of investment in every technical solution required to sustain centuries of powerful economic growth is driven by population, but not … Continue reading The Unlimited Inside

Networks

Human cognitive mapping abilities are well documented. The addition of GPS devices to this research yield maps of everything that moves in the urban world among the stuff that doesn't move. Adding urban spatial knowledge from multiple sources to private or individual navigations demands the anticipation of synchronicities that will lead to the design of … Continue reading Networks

One Bryant Park

In thoughtful research reporting the requirement to sum up should become a responsibility of participation.  In Skyscrapers and the World of Tomorrow posted to Planetizen on September, 1 2011 by editors Jeff Jamawat, Kris Fortin, Tim Halbur and Victor Negrete, the questions sought to define the place for very big buildings, but the article ends by … Continue reading One Bryant Park

Earthdays

Metro = Megacity/Megacorp + OBDCEarthdays, urban land use and management in the 21st century Without a national land use policy, America's formation of regional megacities in just over fifty years logically requires some kind of metro-management -- a metro-megacity-corporation. Planners have been criticizing our "land-of-a-thousand micro-governments" for decades, but something has changed that may add traction to solving the … Continue reading Earthdays