Looking @ Cities

Greetings and welcome to Looking@Cities.  It’s my intent with this blog to share with you my knowledge on cities, towns,…

The Urban Genome: Edges

“… The edge of a city is a philosophical region, where city and natural landscape overlap, existing without choice or…

The Urban Genome: Approach

In the previous posting, The Urban Genome: The Rural Zone, I began a new series discussing what I call The Urban…

The Urban Genome: Rural Zone

“Urban design is a synthetic, inventive mapping of physical conditions which establishes whole areas of the city.  In other words,…

Looking @ Shaker Heights

Cities are fascinating places to study.  What we see at face value is actually built typically over time. A number…