‘The Death and Life of Great American Cities’, the classic 1961 book by Jane Jacobs, is probably even more relevant today — the mark of a great book. She emphasises that visual order is very different from functional order, a lesson which our planners and politicans have not heeded:
Ecopoliticstoday will be dormant for a while due to other pressing commitments.
We hope to be back before long.
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The week’s round-up of environmental news reblogged from Under the Pecan Leaves:
Excellent round-up of environmental news from Under the Pecan Leaves
Houses without jobs — planning for yesterday, not tomorrow:
Construction jobs are a short-term fix not a long-term basis for a sound economy. Ask Spain.