March 6, 2013

Conceptualising a bike focused city, with cheese.

When masterplanning new urban districts, a lot of architects I know speak of drawing broad brushstrokes representing slab blocks striping their sites. They work with known widths for slab blocks—e.g. 22m if they’ll be double-loading their […]
March 5, 2013

An interview I just gave about Bike Hour

With 2 weeks to go until Bike Hour, I just gave this interview via email. I won’t tell you the media outlet. How did the event turn out last year? Did it exceed expectations? Bike Hour […]
March 3, 2013

National Penny Farthing Championships

One of my favourite rides in Tasmania is the back road from Launceston to the village of Evandale. It’s the one town in the world I can go and be guaranteed not to have a hipster […]
March 2, 2013

When students ask the tough questions

If you caught my earlier posts titled Healthy Green Transport for a Small City, parts 1 to 4, you will know I am leading a design studio at the University of Tasmania with about 70 senior […]
March 1, 2013

Video lessons in designing active cities and buildings

My recently added videos page starts with Jane Jacobs and ends with a performative dance between architecture and cycling. I do hope you will check the rest out, and let me know of any I’ve missed. […]