Medellin, Part 2

Shareable just published my 2nd postcard from Medellin, Are We Better Off Being Better Off?, looking more deeply into the meaning of “development” and “progress,” including plenty of photos and examples from my excursions through...

Private vs Public Transit

KALW Radio did a piece today about San Francisco’s attempt to have some rules of engagement for the private commuter shuttles, aka Google Buses:¬†Regulating the Google Buses: the SFMTA’s plan for private shuttles. They’re talking about fines for...

Nantes — City of Wonder

The host of this year’s Ecocity World Summit, Nantes has shown the way of using art to build a culture of resilience. My article Lessons for building an ecocity culture in the Matador Travel Network introduces Nantes, Ecocity 2013, and my role in it, while...

Beyond Tourism: Zanzibar

A few of my photos of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Cinque Terre in Italy were picked for an exhibit at Weissenhof Galerie in my hometown of Stuttgart, Germany. The question explored is how urban tourism can act as a catalyst for a broader socially just and...

Photo feature in the new 2030 Palette

A few of my photos from the Freiburg, Germany: City of the Future Part 1 & 2 series have been picked by the awesome new Architecture 2030 Palette, an interactive online platform that puts the principles and actions behind low-carbon and resilient built...