December 9, 2010

Small wheel loonacy

Believing in small wheels seems rather like believing in anything for which there’s no proof (psychology, god, my Primrose’s headaches): it marks the believer a wee little bonkers. I know Alex Moutlon once satisfied himself that […]
December 9, 2010

Spiraling Vertical Cities

As I believe I may have informed you with an earlier post, a lo-o-o-ong spiraling access balcony, as per that found in BIG’s marvelous 8-House, would be inconceivable were it not for our good friend Mr. […]
December 8, 2010

Bicycle architecture in regional centers

I have been asked to be one of three main speakers at the annual convention of the country division of our state’s peak body for architects, to be held in Coffs Harbour. In an exceptional demonstration […]
December 7, 2010

Different Pedal Strokes

"Different Pedal Strokes". Hey, that sounds like a good name for a book! And you could be one of its authors! So here’s how it will work. Write a completely original 2000 word (approx.) essay, advancing […]
December 7, 2010

Cyclists can see it

Bicycletecture will be a phenomenon of large brownfield redevelopment sites. Cyclists know why. Those of us who regularly commute via bicycle, don’t ask if our homes or offices are close to a metro, within TODs, or […]