A Design Thinking Approach to Infrastructure

A Design Thinking Approach to Infrastructure

In this podcast, Professor of Architecture, Thomas Fisher, discusses a design-thinking approach of bottom-up vs. top-down decisionmaking, and the danger of building the wrong types of infrastructure for the future of America.

Localizing Affordable Housing

Localizing Affordable Housing

A reliance on federal funding for housing puts local entities at the mercy of distant decision makers whose priorities may or may not be aligned with theirs. Cities and advocacy groups should be thinking about how to re-localize and claim more control over the way we tackle these problems.

How to Win Over Merchants

How to Win Over Merchants

Here are 5 key ways to get local business owners on your side--whether you're putting together a neighborhood event or advocating for a change in street design.

Affirmative Action for Conservatives

Affirmative Action for Conservatives

Our cities have become moral monocultures, as has our countryside. They each reflect one set of moral tuning, a reality each side considers exclusively correct. This is dangerous for the future of our cities.