San Diego design event calendar November 18th-30th, 2014

Quigley freeway caps - fourteen lanes

Here are some urban design events for the rest of this month: November 18th, 2014 at, 7:30 AM-9:00 AM- Urban[Read More…]

San Diego DCPC – new downtown projects for November 2014

Broadstone Makers Quarter

The San Diego Downtown Community Planning Committee (DCPC-SD) meets again Wednesday November 12, 2014 with a couple of new projects,[Read More…]

October 18th-November 13th 2014, Event Calendar

Sinclair industrial artifact

October 18th- 31st, 2014 , San Diego Architectural Foundation presents, Archtoberfest     October 19th, 2014, 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM,[Read More…]

In Defense of Uncertainty

People-centric planning for Sustainability

Nobody likes uncertainty. Certainly not the developers of a billion dollar mixed-use project that encounters community opposition due to traffic[Read More…]

Parking lot no more at Fifth & J in the Gaslamp Quarter?

5th & J Gaslamp Quarter San Diego - former site of Gran Havana Cafe and Cigars and two historic buildings

An invitation was emailed last week for a ground breaking ceremony to be held on Wednesday Oct. 8, at 10:00[Read More…]

The Value of Planning in the Age of Economics.

Public and private investments.

A city makes many investments, such as infrastructure improvements, life and safety services, and in their employees. To fund such,[Read More…]

Urban Discovery Academy Announces Sale of $10,900,000 in Muni Bonds for Construction of New East Village Campus

Urban Discovery Academy announcement

On Wednesday September 24, 2014, the Urban Discovery Academy announced that it successfully sold $10,900,000 in municipal bonds for construction of its[Read More…]

San Diego Design Event Calendar October 2nd-18th, 2014

San Diego small block street grid

October 2, 2014, 6:30 pm, San Diego Architectural Foundation Orchids & Onions Awards Ceremony and Silent Auction, San Diego  Air[Read More…]

Event Calendar September 15th- October 2, 2014

San Diego City College

September 18th, 2014,  SDAF Fundraiser & Station Tavern 5 Year Anniversary

6 Common Mistakes Made By Cities and Towns in Urban Renewal.

La Mesa Streetscape Masterplan Figure 5

For the last half century, cities have attempted to repair the damage to their urban cores from migration to suburbs[Read More…]