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Repurposing balconies and bridges is part of a wider movement of “biophilic design,” which integrates nature and natural materials and forms into architecture and design...

Aug 10, 2017 Blog Post

Getting people out of cars and onto their feet, bikes and transit necessitates creating a safe and convenient multi-modal transportation network. At the ground level,...

Jul 21, 2017 Blog Post

I’ve seen a spate of articles in the past month about the declining fortunes of retailers in the U.S. Stores are closing at an unprecedented...

Apr 26, 2017 Blog Post

Highway money may not be fungible, but political capital is – and every moment local officials spend trying to secure funding for new highways is...

Mar 27, 2017 Blog Post

Promising a lifestyle that is impossible to deliver – and that in many ways was never all it was cracked up to be – is...

Mar 6, 2017 Blog Post

Public lands are critical environmental resources. They help to preserve ecosystems that may not find protection otherwise, and serve as field laboratories for scientists, vacation...

Dec 14, 2016 Blog Post

America’s agricultural system increasingly produces unhealthy food at significant cost to our environment and our health. These costs are paid by eaters and taxpayers –...

Dec 6, 2016 Blog Post

Denver is one of the fastest growing cities in the country and rapidly changing as a result. What this change looks like will largely depend...

Sep 16, 2016 Blog Post

The history of urban policy over the last century suggests that the words we use to describe our city neighborhoods matter – a lot.

Sep 7, 2016 Blog Post

This weekend, for my son’s birthday party, we invited a handful of his friends to meet us in downtown Santa Rosa for a movie and...

Feb 1, 2016 Blog Post

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