Archive for August, 2010

I want to highlight a few blogs that I did find that show some great example of work that is getting community members involved in design for their communities or bringing great design to underserved neighborhoods.


Today’s hunt led me to the Next American City’s website. An article posted there describes a new initiative in Los Angeles to help homeless people. The city plans to provide safe parking areas for homeless residents sleeping in cars or RVs.


Today’s hunt led me to the Next American City’s website. An article posted there describes a new initiative in Los Angeles to help homeless people. The city plans to provide safe parking areas for homeless residents sleeping in cars or RVs.


A few work place snafus that I have witnessed over the past week has led me to write this how to list. 1. Know your strengths. Whether you are sitting in on office or doing community service, you must know what you are good at and what you need help getting accomplished. 2. Let others […]


Yesterday’s task for the 31bnb challenge was to link to a blog in my niche. Do I have a niche? I have to think more about if one blog accomplishes the breadth of subjects that are important to me. Maybe I need more than one blog. For now I decided to do a search on community design since a lot of what I do circles back around to creating better communities using design.


After moving away from everything that was familiar, I had to create a new community for myself. I landed in a small San Francisco neighborhood that has always felt like the right place to be at this time. Here are a few things that make creating community important. 1. a community gathering place. There must […]


After moving away from everything that was familiar, I had to create a new community for myself. I landed in a small San Francisco neighborhood that has always felt like the right place to be at this time. Here are a few things that make creating community important. 1. a community gathering place. There must […]