San Diego Design Event Calendar October 8th-October 18th, 2015

Urban Land Institute, October 8th, 2015, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Building an Urban School: The Urban Discovery Academy Story. Pecha Kucha[Read More…]

San Diego Design Event Calendar, September 20th-October 5th, 2015

Save Our Heritage Organisation- September 20th, 2015, 10:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.- Art of the Park Garden Show. Urban Land Institute-September 24th,[Read More…]

Four aesthetic reasons to landscape with native plants

The justifications for the use of native plants in landscapes usually center on environmental reasons. The reasons run the gamut[Read More…]

California lawmakers seek local oversight of downtown planning

California lawmakers have approved a bill that establishes oversight of elected officials over planning decisions of development corporations, such as that in downtown San Diego.

Proposed short term rental regulations: An example of zoning abuse.

I’ve been watching the nationwide anti-short term rental movement unfold in my home city of San Diego.  Some neighborhoods are[Read More…]

San Diego Design Event Calendar August 31st-September 13th, 2015

Save Our Heritage Organisation-Now Thur November 30th, Souvenirs & Keepsakes, Memorabilia of the 1915 and 1935 Expositions.  Urban Discovery Academy[Read More…]

The Missing Link to Unsprawling: Bipedal Shortcuts

Wheels are vastly different than legs.  Give wheels smooth, wide, straight, and solid turf, and they can reach speeds not[Read More…]

Zoning for Trader Joe’s – is there a better way?

Trade Joe’s stores are so popular that zoning laws are drafted to accommodate them while keeping out competitors, and communities[Read More…]

San Diego Design Event Calendar August 19th-August 29th, 2015.

The American Institute of Architects San Diego, August 19th 2015, 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM- Lunch and Learn, Additions to Historical[Read More…]

Are the NFL Chargers causing the NCAA Aztecs to lose?

Are the San Diego National Football League (NFL) Chargers causing the San Diego State University Aztecs football team to lose[Read More…]

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