The Urban Genome: Circulation

Circulation  Highways, streets, roads, boulevards, avenues, alleys, the names and function may vary but their primary concern is to allow … More

The Urban Genome: Fields

• Fields  In 1979 Steven K. Peterson published the seminal article titled “URBAN DESIGN TACTICS.”  In this article Peterson describes … More

The Urban Genome: Edges

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

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, … More

Looking @ Shaker Heights

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

Looking @ Cities

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