Archive for the 'built environment' category

It’s The End Of The World As We Know It

TOD in Seattle Business Magazine

A good overview of transit-oriented development in the Seattle metro region by Clair Enlow.  Though in my humble opinion the subtitle “TOD finally catches on” is a tad sanguine.


Pb Micro-Ghost Towns

Pb Elemental cranked out a remarkable number of progressive projects like this one with the big orange wall on 23rd Ave.   Alas, their timing was just a wee bit off.  The three Central District projects in these photos were looking pretty lonely last time I checked.  It’s too bad, cause Pb pushed design innovation much [...]

Ye Olde Crosscut Not Dead Yet

Publicola just reported that online news and opinion non-profit is set to receive a $100,000 grant from the Gates Foundation.  And they’ve also hired a new deputy editor, who will hopefully pay a bit more attention to the credibility of what they publish.   Coincidentally, this past week saw two land-use-related pieces that show Crosscut’s [...]