[architecture] Saving a community from a design blunder.

There are many paths to many examples of what not to do when it comes to Architecture and Urban Planning.  Architectural magazines and public buzz always centers around what’s the greatest works being produced today and so it should, but I see in so many, perhaps the majority of other projects, a waste of time, money and energy on poor design, and in some cases plain ignorance to the variety of issues Architects must comprehend and answer to, that, I feel it is time to say something. Continue reading “[architecture] Saving a community from a design blunder.”

How to influence positive change: Gowanas Canal

What a single individual can do…

The city of New York held a competition in 1990 asking people for suggestions on how to improve the city. I entered it submitting my suggestion for returning water flow to the Gowanas Canal which was stagnate for decades, this to repair the bridge between Park Slope and Carroll Gardens in order to take advantage of this special waterway as a place for nature, people and development. Continue reading “How to influence positive change: Gowanas Canal”