San Diego Design Event Calendar, December 2nd -December 17th, 2015.

New School of Architecture & Design, December 2nd, at 7:00 PM, Chuck Crawford Presents, Two Roosters and a Rabbit. Citizens[Read More…]

California tributes to the Confederacy – why Gov. Brown is wrong

On October 11, 2015, Governor Brown vetoed Senate Bill 539, which would have removed Confederate names from government buildings in[Read More…]

San Diego Design Event Calendar November 10th-November 19th, 2015

Save Our Heritage Organisation, Monday thru Friday, 10:00 A.M-5:00 P.M, till January 2016, Balboa Park Exposition Designs 1915-1935, The Making[Read More…]

How TV weather reporters are aiding and abetting climate change

On June 2, 2015, San Diego’s independent TV station KUSI set aside a segment of their weather report to editorialize[Read More…]

Are cities building too many parks and plazas in their downtowns? The experts weigh in . . .

Jane Jacobs wasn’t bullish on urban parks.  She preferred active sidewalks. In her classic urban planning (sociology?) book, The Death[Read More…]

The unofficial glossary of Jacobs’ Death and Life of Great American Cities

Thirty years into my passion for urbanism, I’m just finishing my first read, I’m embarrassed to admit, of Jane Jacobs’s The[Read More…]

San Diego Design Event Calendar October 22nd- November 4th, 2015

Urban Land Institute, October 22nd 2015, 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM, YLG Partnership Forum Close Out. Citizens Coordinate for Century 3,[Read More…]

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…]

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