Archive for August 2006

Fat Cities

August 3rd, 2006

The first and most obvious thing about cities is that they are like organisms, sucking in resources and emitting wastes. A good friend and fellow urban planner gave me a book titled Green Urbanism – Learning from European Cities by UVA professor Timothy Beatley. In the first chapter, Beatley explains that sustainable design is a

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Haiku

August 2nd, 2006

a river of steel flows like steady molasses morning’s rush hour

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Bristol Village

August 1st, 2006

but in the meantime I’ve got it hard second floor living without a yard Later this month, Eric and I will finally be homeowners! We are buying a two bedroom condo less than five miles from either of our jobs. I am tremendously excited about moving in, but I can’t help criticizing the condominium development.

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