06/03/2013

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 […]
05/03/2013

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 […]
03/03/2013

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 […]
02/03/2013

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 […]
01/03/2013

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. […]