Last week, we started cycling to Amsterdam north and checked out some great places. This week we continue the trip along the waterfront. Continue reading The Unknown Amsterdam by Bike – Part 2
A short primer in 1000 words on the New Urban Agenda for the United Nations Habitat III conference in Quito, October 17-20. Continue reading UN-Habitat: The New Urban Agenda in 1000 Words
We start at train station Naarden-Bussum. After a loop via several towns and fields of heather we arrive in Hilversum to admire modernist architecture. Continue reading Cycling to Hilversum (Netherlands): Where Modernism and Nature Meet
When in Haarlem, take the self guided tour on the hofjes, those green oases in the city centre. Continue reading Haarlemse Hofjes (Almshouses)
Ottawa is working towards a new main library. The Halifax library is a nice example of what Ottawa should strive for. Taking advantage of location and sight lines. Continue reading The New Halifax Central Library
Today, we compare a run of the mill street in Ottawa with the Witte de With Street make over in the Netherlands and see what we can learn from the Rotterdam. Continue reading The New Elgin Street. Can we do it?
In a previous post, I wrote about the eventual redevelopment of the South Keys mall. This week, there was a first meeting on the redevelopment of another mall, Westgate, which is much older than South Keys. I once had to … Continue reading Ottawa Input for Minimum Parking Standards