February 27, 2011

Birth of the World Linen Run Movement

The World Linen Run Movement stands for sartorial social rides in warmer climes. Though it is not a race, a brisk enough speed is set to enjoy the sensation of breeze through unbuttoned linen, and the […]
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, […]