June 12, 2013

Bike lanes and bark lanes. Paths, nodes and districts.

I accept the world’s mockery of Australia and its misguided bike helmet laws. There is no doubt we have overreacted to one specific danger of cycling, without looking at the big picture. However, if we look […]
June 8, 2013

Architecture for when we are centaurs

It is the weekend, when from the comfort of my Barcelona Chair, sipping pinot noir, your beloved Dr Behooving develops a certain proclivity for generalisations. Shall we say then that driving and walking are broken as modes, […]
June 3, 2013

Winter no need to ride dowdy

You would have heard that theory that we are just avatars in one of our descendants’ millions of computer models of the ye-olde days, that they visit as tourists. Clearly I have been programmed to give […]
June 3, 2013

New York set to see some Italian style cycling

As one of the few cities I’ve ever lived in long enough to require a non-tourist Visa, or enrol my children in school, I have a sense about how things could play out in New York, […]
June 1, 2013

Towers in a Bike Park

Two problems with Le Corbusier’s idea of towers in a park: 1. the parks became car parks, and 2. walking in parks is so bloody boring! I mean, seriously, once your kite has been ruined and your […]