What does it mean to be a Chief Resilience Officer for one America's largest cities? Doggerel spoke to Patrick Otellini, Chief Resilient Officer for San Francisco, to find out what it takes to make a truly resilient city.
5 days ago   Doggerel
<p>Plans for condominiums and senior housing in downtown Pasadena may create traffic and aesthetic problems.</p>
Mar 25, 2007   The Los Angeles Times
<p>Built in 1820s and 1830s, the arcades in Paris were the first enclosed retail centers protecting shoppers from the elements as they browsed a variety of shops.</p>
Mar 24, 2007   The New York Times
<p>The modernist house, designated as a World Heritage Site, deteriorates as its owners and the Czech Republic government fight over restoration.</p>
Mar 23, 2007   The New York Times
Since this is my first blog, let me introduce myself. My name is Brent Toderian. In 2006 I was appointed the City of Vancouver, British Columbia's Director of Planning. Before that I was the Manager of Centre City Planning and Design for the City of Calgary, Alberta. Blog Post
Mar 22, 2007   By Brent Toderian
<p>Japanese architects are pioneering design and building techniques that make the most of urban space, offering an affordable way to live in expensive metropolises.</p>
Mar 22, 2007   WorldChanging
In spite of my sense that we are heading pell mell into the gloom of global warming, catastrophic conflict and hopeless mediocrity, I've noticed a hopeful trend. Blog Post
Mar 22, 2007   By Barbara Knecht
<p>One of the designers behind Mockingbird Station in Dallas, Texas, one of the first TODs in the country, talks about the recipe for a successful transit-oriented development.</p>
Mar 22, 2007   Multi-Housing News
<p>Leaders of the Universal Design movement call for a built environment that works for all members of society -- young, old, able-bodied or disabled -- an increasingly important issue as the population ages.</p>
Mar 21, 2007   The Washington Post
<p>San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, whose city has typically been recognized for its environmental leadership, recently visited Chicago to observe the pioneering work of Mayor Daley in implementing green building principles and gather new ideas.</p>
Mar 21, 2007   The Chicago Tribune
<p>Outside experts believe the City of Los Angeles is making a density mistake by selling downtown development rights.</p>
Mar 20, 2007   L.A. Times