…neighborhoods containing or near HOPE VI developments do perform better than other neighborhoods…. Meares & Riggs http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08882746.2017.1293428
Great conversation @Oppsites this am on using technology to reimagine urban development and regeneration. (http://oppsites.com/)
Black Residents of San Francisco Are Far Less Likely to Live in Walkable Neighborhoods Excited o have my work featured by Richard Florida in the Atlantic / CityLab
Since I’m frequently asked about data sources, here are some sites that I use for quick and dirty data analysis for housing. American FactFinder Census Housing Data OFHEO – House Price Index (HPI) Federal Reserve Housing National Association of Realtors California Department of Finance Neilson Marcus & Millchap Cushman & Wakefield CBRE Grub & Ellis […]
Engineering Wood to Match Steel Fascinating article on cross-laminated timber use on high rise residential buildings that “is strong and rigid enough to match steel and concrete.” If lower cost, then could provide solution for more affordable housing in locations willing to relax building codes and accept new technology.
Skin installation on new UC housing going up. My office did planning entitlements and I wrote design guidelines.
Working on some publications using graphics and data from my dissertation (2011) focused walkability and housing in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Complicated Housing at UC Merced The planners on the Merced campus had mentioned this phenomenon to me recently and I thought it was fascinating. Now it appears in the NY Times.
Like the landscape on this renovated mid-century.
Land Banking & Shrinking Cities Have been very intrigued by this concept recently and look forward to opportunities to research it further in the future – including opportunities created for urban green space and agriculture.