Old Urbanism

β€œNew Urbanism is an urban design movement which promotes environmentally friendly habits by creating walkable neighborhoods containing a wide range of housing and job types.” – Wikipedia New Urbanism is one of our primary tools against sprawl. Greater density, alternative transportation, layered development, increased diversity β€” all contribute to a more efficient community. I had […]

Gamboling Across Britain

Bright green hills hedged with vivid gold or white and dotted with scattered woolly lumps β€” many larger ones accompanied by one or more springy smaller ones. Springtime in the English and Scottish countryside means lambs, lots and lots of lambs. I am familiar with the cartoon lambs that leap and bound and wiggle their […]