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Things We Like: UTSOA’s Awesome Foam Sword Friday This Friday, December 4th At 12.30!

December 1, 2009

Things We Like

Can a massive foam sword fight in the crosswalk of a busy street change the street-use culture of a community? This Friday University of Texas School of Architecture students are hosting their once a semester Foam Sword Friday at 12.30 at the crosswalk on Guadalupe between 21st and 23rd Streets. How does it work? Simple, […]

Things We Like:What Happens If We Remove Our Stop Signs?A CBS Sunday Morning Exclusive.

October 11, 2009

Things We Like

Low and behold, if you were watching CBS Sunday Morning today you may have notice that Mo Rocca did a piece on Tom Vanderbilt’s excellent book, Traffic and even spent a good deal of time hanging out in Hans Mondermans traffic circle in Drachten. It’s a pretty fluffy piece but cool all the same and […]

Building Rome In A Day: A Better Model For Re-Doing The Comprehensive Plan?

September 30, 2009

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Children working collaboratively and feverishly non-stop for an ungodly amount of time. Parents building ‘with’ their children for hours on end, asking for 9/16″ wood cuts from the jig saw. Socialites dressed for bacchanalian feasts and/or battle hanging out curiously amidst the growing city. Young designers stopping by to build a building before heading out […]