David Sucher

author, CityComforts: How to Build an Urban Village ISBN:0-9642680-1-9 (via Self Publishing)

Jane Jacobs devotee

http://citycomfortsblog.typepad.com/cities/

His core message

  • follow his Three Rules Of Urban Design:

    • build to the Side Walk/property line

    • make the building front "permeable" (connect the inside to the Side Walk with windows and doors)

    • prohibit Parking in front of building (he's referring to onsite lots; Street Parking is OK)

  • Favor states which will consider a Libertarian answer

  • Hang great architecture

interview in [[http://www.2blowhards.com/archives/000981.html|two] parts

http://www.architectureweek.com/2001/0815/culture_1-1.html


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