Archive for November 2010

Preparing for the Kids to Come Home

Now that Thanksgiving weekend is approaching and the kids will be coming home from college I don’t think I could love and long for them any more than I do right now. In one respect I’m happy they’re away at school and learning how to be independent and in another respect I miss their voices

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New Urbanism – Balancing Individualism with Function

One of the father’s of new urbanism, Miami architect Andre Duany, recently defined an important attribute of new urbanism that’s worth noting. New urbanism, he explains, balances the need for individuals with the necessity of building communities that are in harmony with the environment. As I’ve mentioned on this blog before , new urbanism is

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