February 27, 2011

Cycle Specific Designer Clothing on Pitt Street

Sable and Argent is a really cool bike shop in Woolloomooloo, Sydney, that I guess have done quite well thank you very much, since the Burke Street Cycleway was laid at their doorstep. So well, in […]
February 27, 2011

One third of all signs should be for cyclists

Ever since Venturi et. al. came out with their book Learning From Las Vegas, architects have been well up on signage. Signage became something we do. We stopped thinking buildings themselves had to be signs, and […]
February 24, 2011

The RTA’s Sydney (Formerly “Clover Moore’s Sydney”)

NOTE: I changed the title of this post, in response to a very good suggestion made in the comments section below. All will become clear. I spent Thursday and Friday "test riding" Sydney. I'm still waiting […]
February 22, 2011

Vertically Intergrated Business Models

The building industry, and bicycle industry, have gone way way down the path of horizontal integration. First buildings. A construction management company engages an architect and says, ‘we’re using "X" type windows, "Y" type wall panels, […]
February 21, 2011

Architect designed furniture from bicycle tubes

I knew this idea would not go away, so I left it idling in my subconscious. That is, until now. The idea is that and Charlotte Perriand’s and Le Corbusier’s furniture pieces do look very bicycle-like. […]