Global climate leadership starts with cities. That's the message of C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, which has produced a cool infographic illustrating its case here. C40 is a global network of … [Read more...] about Why cities?
Few of us think that the city we live in is perfect. Find any city that looks wonderful at first glance and you will also find a city where citizens are actively debating, complaining, proposing and … [Read more...] about A visit to Vancouver
I made a quick foray into the new (some phases still under construction) "Uptown" complex in Greater Victoria (BC, Canada) recently. Uptown is what I call faux urbanism. It is a large monolithic … [Read more...] about Faux urbanism
One of the things I love about my new neighbourhood of Fairfield, in Victoria (BC, Canada) is the variety of "faces" presented by homes in the community. Each house, condo or apartment has a different … [Read more...] about Building community trust with flowers