March 23, 2012

If Rick Joy could pick a NAHBS winner…

Let me share a pet peeve. Architects are quick to point out the ecological damage wrought by urban sprawl, when it involves oversized houses built from standard plans in the suburbs. But you rarely hear architects […]
March 22, 2012

Announcing winners of the Best Bike Hour video prize(s)

Here is one last post about Bike Hour, before I return to core business (writing on cycling as it impacts architecture and urban design). It is to announce the Mike Rubbo award for the best Bike […]
March 20, 2012

How I spent Bike Hour

I have no reason to believe the world’s first Bike Hour, this equinox Tuesday, will not play out similarly throughout the world, to the way it just did where I live. People were riding about the […]
March 18, 2012

Why Bike Hour?

We have ride to work days, ride to school days, critical mass rides, world naked bike rides, so why now do we need Bike Hour? It is because the rides I have mentioned have failed to […]
March 16, 2012

Mine is part of an English discussion

If google analytics is a magnifying mirror, then the dots on the image below are my ageing skin pores. But like my magnifying mirror, that I’m always misplacing, I’m delighted to tell you that google’s reflected […]