Durable Growth

Universal housing: How deep is the hole and can urbanism fill it?

In recent posts (here and here), I’ve begun writing about universal housing, the concept of everyone having a safe and secure roof over their head.  My immediate destination was to be an assessment of how walkable urbanism can affect universal housing.

Initially, I described the housing idea as “affordable housing”.  It was a reasonable descriptor […]

Durable Growth

Stories from CNU 23: The insulating effect of cars and the forces behind gentrification

Architectural detail on Adolphus Hotel

The Sonoma Marin Fairgrounds update I had hoped to deliver today hasn’t yet come to pass. Instead, I’ll continue reporting about ideas that caught my attention at the recently completed 23rd annual meeting of the Congress for the New Urbanism. This will be my third summary, with previous posts […]