NEW CODE HAS BIG PLANS FOR OUR SMALL CITY

Last week’s article discussed Urban & Architectural Design (www.SMDP.com 1/16/16) and this week’s article will discuss Process, Zoning & Conclusions as related to Urban & Architectural Design. “The fates of cities are decided in the town hall.” Le Corbusier As populations increase in urban areas, densification is inevitable. The question then becomes- how much and … Continue reading NEW CODE HAS BIG PLANS FOR OUR SMALL CITY

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Why Santa Monica Needs Responsible Urban Design, Architecture

This is the first of two columns on urban planning and architectural design, both subjects that have not been addressed adequately in practice and our current codes. Urban and architectural design is an important aspect of both our visual and emotional environment. Cities help us to be more connected and involved, but we’ve yet to … Continue reading Why Santa Monica Needs Responsible Urban Design, Architecture