Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration, with energy enough to carry over for problems and needs outside themselves ~ Jane Jacobs

Recently there was bipartisan support for…

“While Adam delved (dug) and Eve span, who then was the gentleman?” John Ball priest — hung, drawn and quartered, 1381.

There was no privileged landed gentry in Adam and Eve’s time so why are they favoured in later times?

New Zealand is bad at housing its people —…

Brendon Harre

Trying to optimise amenity and affordability values for urban areas

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