Today I cleaned out my closet and found an old notebook from 2010. It was my ‘travel diary’ while I was in the US. I had been meaning to post it up on a blog somewhere, but I don’t think I ever got around to starting one up. 681 more words
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The concept of the open plan revolutionized architecture - promising light, space, and effortless collaboration (not to mention a more cost-effective way of getting lots of people into one space). 352 more words
Hipster Racist wrote something of a poignant rant that made a lightbulb appear over my head (honest.)
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can’t even get this basic, biological thing right. You are either making children, or you’re basically a “comfort woman.” There has always been a class of prostitutes in all human societies.
You may have heard that people-oriented cities are better than car-oriented cities, and Madrid is buying into this idea in a big way. The Spanish capital, which hasn’t previously distinguished itself as an especially awesome city compared to others in Spain or other European capitals, just published a long-term plan that privileges parks, gives planners flexibilities, and basically gives cars the finger. 153 more words