Thursday, November 30, 2006


Detroit Rising

Detroit's MOCAD.

Detroit is often considered the most maligned city in America. On many counts it is. However, what many do not know is that Detroit is coming back, building by building and street by street. Billions of dollars have been invested in its downtown and midtown district. Want to know more, see the Brookings Institute report here:

The New York Times did a flattering piece today on Detroit's newest cultural addition, the MOCAD -- a fine example of everyday urbanism and architecture becoming accessible to the mainstream. Above is one of my shots of the newly minted museum.

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

My latest article, co-authored with cooltownstudios principal Neil Takemoto, entitled How Cities Compete In The Media Economy is currently a featured article on Planetizen. In other news, I will be presenting the Miami 21 project to the Michigan Association of Planners student conference on Friday, November 16th. The presentation is entitled "Planning The Successional City: Form-Based Coding and the Miami 21 Project."

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