Save Our Heritage Organization, September 2nd, 10:30 PM- 11:45 PM, Past & Presence Ghost Tour. San Diego Architectural Foundation, September 4th, 2016, 8:00 AM, O & O 2016 People’s Choice Event.
The following text and images comprise the East Village Draft Focus Plan released on July 30, 2016, including subsequent minor corrections and additions made by its authors. It has been reconstituted here from the PDF original version to enable web and mobile viewing (there are formatting variations from the original). To view a gallery of […]
The greatest challenge for anyone involved in planning for public use facilities and areas is in the factoring for the uncertainties of the future, short and long-term. We have all heard that “you don’t build the church for Easter Sunday.” We accept that there will be times when the design will not meet the capacities […]
Urban Land Institute, July 20th, 2016, 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM, Perfecting Your Pitch. Urban Land Institute, July 20th, 206, 5:30 PM- 11:30 PM, YLG July Informal Happy Hour at Crack Shack.
Downtown San Diego’s Horton Plaza Park expansion opened last week . . . more or less. Construction is not quite complete. San Diego’s downtown (at least post-WWII downtown) has thus far lacked a vibrant town square like San Francisco’s Union Square or similar successful plazas in other major cities. This major expansion of the small […]
Save Our Heritage Organization, Month of December -January 11, 2016, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM, Balboa Park Exposition Design, 1915-1935: The Making of the Dream City. Save Our Heritage Organization, December 20th, 2015, Start Time, 10:30 AM, Walking Tours: Bankers Hill, Historic Seventh Avenue, & Marston Gardens.
New School of Architecture & Design, December 2nd, at 7:00 PM, Chuck Crawford Presents, Two Roosters and a Rabbit. Citizens Coordinate for Century 3, December 3rd, 2015, 7:00 AM-9:00 AM, The Prado Restaurant, The Loggia Room. Urban Land Institute, December 3rd, 2015, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, ULI and APA Holiday Party.
Urban Land Institute, October 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM, YLG Partnership Forum Close Out. Citizens Coordinate for Century 3, October 22nd 2015, 7:00 AM-9:00 AM, The Next 100 Years of Architecture and Design in San Diego. San Diego Architectural Foundation, October 22nd 2015, TBD, Millard Sheets, Film Screening.
The justifications for the use of native plants in landscapes usually center on environmental reasons. The reasons run the gamut from water conservation to supporting local fauna. Rarely are aesthetic reasons given. Perhaps that circumstance is the result of the subjective nature of aesthetics. However, there are aesthetic reasons for choosing native plant landscapes that […]
While in Paris, Landscape architect David McCullough pondered San Diego’s identity. He offers an opinion.