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At first, we will develop our ideas around nature and cities mainly through blog posts. Christian named his blog “The Beautiful City”, inspired by a definition of beauty as critical to human survival. 31 more words


From a Moving Train (on a rainy day): Part Two

The Train

by David Orr 

Not that anyone will care,

But as I was sitting there

On the 8:07

To New Haven,

I was struck by lightning. 84 more words


Cook County Issues 1,000th Same-Sex Marriage License

(STMW) – Cook County has now issued 1,000 marriage licenses to same-sex couples, Clerk David Orr’s office announced.

Albany Park couple Tom Crisham, 36, and Andrew Rodbro, 38, received the 1000th license Friday afternoon, Orr’s office said in a statement. 192 more words


Positive Deviance

Positive Deviance may be more complex than gathering influential leaders with effective marketing, but Buckminster Fuller is not the only design expert who has advised us to encourage the demise of dysfunctional systems by building a more optimized, positive, better system. 481 more words

Behind the toilet door: poetry and space

Art is not found only in the painter’s studio or in the halls of a museum, it also has its place in the store, the shop, the factory and the home. 2,068 more words


Dining with David Orr (March 2013)

Last week I had the honour of being invited to attend the annual National Housing Federation East Midlands regional conference and dinner; usually the realm of Chief Executives and Board Directors, I was invited by… 235 more words

"The Owl & the Pussycat" by Edward Lear

I’m feeling light-hearted today, desirous of rhyme and rhythm. This poem is such a delight and one that I suspect doesn’t get the respect it deserves. 318 more words

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