Earlier this month I uploaded photos taken on a summer evening by our staff for the Comprehensive Plan in Logansport, Indiana. Here are a few more, taken the same evening, of corn fields outside town. Photos by Amber Eisan and Mishayla Binkerd.
Ever been to IKEA and seen those micro-home displays, where an entire household is fitted out in half the space of a two-car garage? Scandinavians are known for their skilled use of space, but apparently starting this past July Sweden has been allowing landowners to build tiny rental cottages in their gardens without need for planning permission. […]
In 2010-2011 we assisted the City of Foster City with the existing conditions analysis for the Land Use & Circulation Element of its General Plan. This involved lots of photos. Foster City is a master-planned “new town” founded in the 1960s on engineered landfill in the marshes of the San Francisco Bay. The city was named after […]
In 2008-09 we assisted the City of Logansport, Indiana with a new Comprehensive Plan. One of the best decisions we made was to include two local college students from Logansport on our team, Amber and Mishayla. They helped us facilitate workshops, wrote and edited documents, and took lots and lots of photos. Over the course […]
Next in line from the Surreal Suburbs archives. This was a series I put together back in 2005 featuring notable and oddball midcentury suburban communities in the Bay Area. Earlier I recapped the iconic Eichler Fairmeadows subdivision in Palo Alto; here we go back to Westlake in Daly City. Westlake in Daly City, California: Your […]
Back in time for another Throwback Thursday #TBT flashback/flashforward. In the latest incarnation of Zillow sales histories are online, including photos and descriptions from past marketing listings. So I went back to the house that I spent the bulk of my childhood in, from Kindergarten through sophomore year in high school. Turns out it was most recently […]