Each of them wondered why I saw their system as problematic, but each had stories of problems they had personally encountered.
Entries Tagged as 'Urban Design'
October 14th, 2016 · 1 Comment
September 9th, 2016 · No Comments
Putting a solution ahead of a problem is not always a bad thing, especially when it involves free cake.
August 26th, 2016 · 1 Comment
If I had seen these three in the grocery line ahead of me, I might not have noticed much difference between them. But stories shine in ways statistics can’t.
August 26th, 2016 · No Comments
We knew our claim for recreational greatness would not be challenged, but in a state without a sales tax, you can’t build an economy with good shows and plenty of open space.
August 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment
Remove the threshold and a building becomes a sculpture — an entirely different thing. The threshold brings outsiders in. It sends insiders out.
June 24th, 2016 · 1 Comment
If we can restripe Willamette Street to see how drivers adapt, we can allow our roving restaurants to rove. At the very least, it’s another experiment worth trying.
June 10th, 2016 · 2 Comments
To achieve those greater efficiencies, drivers must cooperate with one another. That may be too much to ask. “We have taught people to drive badly, on purpose and at great expense”….
June 3rd, 2016 · No Comments
In Eugene, we love diversity more than we experience it. So when we encounter any spectrum of human identity or endeavor that’s wider than the norm, it’s worth noting. As we glide toward our spectacularly non-diverse summer weather, a curbside activity emerges that shows Eugene at its diversest. A broad spectrum of yard sales fill […]
May 13th, 2016 · No Comments
Everyone now agrees they overlearned that lesson. All the more reason that we reacquaint ourselves with where that lesson was learned — especially since it’s just a few blocks away, in the same part of town.
April 15th, 2016 · No Comments
You might have chosen that row of seats because there were no popcorn eaters, just as you bought a house on a quiet residential street. But in each instance, you only paid for the small portion you can control.