Urbanicide: the Murder of Cities

“We wouldn’t have any American economy without the automobile business. That’s literally true. This is a great industry that has to go on and keep turning out more cars and trucks, and there have to be places for them to run – they’ll need more roads, and in order to get that done people are… Continue reading Urbanicide: the Murder of Cities

Revisiting ‘The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces’

William H. Whyte was ‘an American urbanist, organizational analyst, journalist and people-watcher.’ ¬†You’ve likely heard the oft quoted line, “It is difficult to design a space that will not attract people. What is remarkable is how often this has been accomplished.” That was William H. Whyte. In the 1970’s, Whyte assembled a group of researchers… Continue reading Revisiting ‘The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces’