Month: November 2013

  • A little diversion into economics

    First: an observation on house prices being driven by land use regulations: Rethinking Urban growth boundaries: A related unintended consequence of urban consolidation is that ‘densification’ has often ceased to occur at its historically natural locations nearer the urban core and has instead shifted further away into less efficient locations (i.e. far away from employment and amenities). The […]

  • Rememberance Day

    On the 95th anniversary of the Armistice of “The Great War”, words composed early on in that grand folly are recalled: They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will […]