The age of the McMansion saw the shift of the house from a place that we live in, potentially for the rest of our lives, to an asset that we are decidedly not supposed to live in forever.
What do our abandoned playgrounds say about who we were- and who we are?
A new name and visual identity, pretty much everything else is the same.
We’re a city with a giant wooden lumberjack for our mascot and a moose on our official coat of arms. Let’s embrace Comic Sans.
When an SUV swerved to hit me, I realized riding a bike in a car-dominated culture is an inherantly political act.
Driving is a convenience, but it comes with a real cost.
Bigger fonts, less links, and comments only half-on.
It’s rare that a seven-minute video will get me to change… anything. Today, I share with you one that did. It belongs to Dave Meslin. He used it in his Ted Talk, which is below. I watch Ted Talks all the time and like all of them, but for me to write about one here, […]
Shawn Petriw noticed some similarities between the logo for the City of Prince George and skateboard clothing company Fenchurch. Turns out it’s a recurring motif.
I believe Wells is where everyone from Prince George to Williams Lake who’s ever had a neighbour complain about violating some sort of appearance bylaw has moved. It is awesome.
“Nominate Your Neighbour’s Fabulous Front Yard! Front yards with curb appeal don’t just increase property values – they enrich our neighbourhoods. That’s why Prince George Communities in Bloom (CIB) is asking the public to help recognize those who create and care for attractive front yards (or business frontages), by nominating friends, neighbours and businesses through […]
One of the most brilliant pieces of environmental PR I have ever seen is IfItWasMyHome.com. Basically, it takes a visualization of the British Petroleum oil spill and lets you use Google maps to put it wherever you want– for example, here’s what it would look like if it was in my hometown of Prince George […]
There’s a survey asking for feedback on the BC Transit website. One of the questions is: Do you have any other comments about the BC Transit website that you would like to provide? To which I said: This is a very outdated site. For a person unfamiliar with the city and existing routes, this website […]
Seriously, if you aren’t using StumbleUpon, try it out. I would never have found this, otherwise. “Trilobis 65 Floating Home Trilobis 65 is a semi-submerged dwelling environment. Reaching 20 metres in length designed by Giancarlo Zema for habitation by six people at sea. It is ideal for living in bays, atolls and maritime parks. The […]
I’m really enjoying looking at alternative living arrangements lately. This one is nowhere near as portable as the loftcube, but is equally, if not more, impressive. What’s interesting is how they’re both aimed at addressing urban density, but in terms of the moods projected are almost complete opposites. A Low Impact Wooden Home »
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