Front Porch: “an exterior appendage to a building, forming a covered approach or vestibule to a doorway.” (Definition from Dictionary.com) Front porches are often installed on homes, but many are not used. Some porches are simply appendages of a home to give the traditional appearance to a home, but virtually unusable if a homeowner had [...]Full Story»
I recently was part of a conversation with the Congress for the New Urbanism’s President, John Norquist, about the proposed changes to the elevated section of I-70 in Denver. He pointed us to the CNU Highways to Boulevards Initiative website. There are several great examples on the page of sections of highway (often elevated) that [...]
One of the highlights in my recent trip to Atlanta was a chance to talk to several professionals and academics about the state of architecture in Atlanta. Listening to their worries gave me a real sense of appreciation for the prospects that architects face in Denver. We have a strong voice through the AIA, a [...]
The selection of an urban tree is much more complex than the typical tree. There are many factors that are involved in successfully choosing which tree works best in the urban fabric.
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