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Boulder NIMBYs make quality of life in Boulder worse

By Dom Nozzi

June 22, 2015

When it comes to development, Boulder is most well-known for its well-deserved reputation for an extreme, hostile, antagonistic attitude that a large number of Boulder citizens express toward development. 562 more words

Politics

Maximum Heights for Buildings in Smaller Cities

By Dom Nozzi

July 2014

I believe that five stories generally makes sense as a maximum height for a smaller city such as Boulder CO. I wouldn’t be rigidly opposed to taller buildings, but I think taller buildings in Boulder should be extremely rare (and probably clad in brick or stone to reduce the jarring nature of a relatively tall building). 280 more words

Sprawl, Suburbia

Maximum Height for Buildings?

By Dom Nozzi

October 14, 2014
I continue to believe that five stories generally makes sense as a maximum height for a smaller city such as Boulder Colorado. 792 more words

Urban Design

The Golden Triangle of Great Urbanism

If there is one important technique to understand when it comes to great urbanism, it’s the golden triangle. This condition, when properly configured, cuts across all cultures and architectural styles. 626 more words

Placemaking