Archive for the “Urban Design” Category

Green Playhouses

Local design competitions always make me smile. And in this case the contest was to design and build “green” playhouses…so the smiles were shared rather broadly. As one of the design/build teams dubbed it, the structures were scalvaged. Not a bad portmanteau of salvaged and scavenged. Seems that the dumpster diving of my childhood has gone way […]

Article: Museum Regenerating An Entire City

I recently read this article on a new museum in Mexico that is a centerpiece in urban redevelopment. I enjoyed the power of a museum as a catalyst for community change through storing design – Seth   How A Museum Can Regenerate An Entire City A NEW CULTURAL CENTER ACTS LIKE AN OVERPASS, LINKING TWO […]