Living Community: Panel Discussion Tomorrow at the SLC Main Library!

  Don’t miss a panel discussion from leaders of the Congress for the New Urbanism, discussing “Living Community”!  The Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) is a member-based, advocacy organization promoting walkable, mixed-use neighborhood development, sustainable communities and healthier living conditions. People + Place + Stewardship LIVING COMMUNITY Salt Lake City Public Library Auditorium |[…]

IN PROGRESS: TERI’s Campus of Life, San Marcos, CA

VODA’s been working with a great new client for the last couple months in San Marcos, California.  The TERI organization serves the needs of people with autism, with a range of educational and vocational training opportunities.  We’ve been working with TERI to assist in planning a new 20-acre campus in San Marcos, incorporating landscapes of[…]

Why everything you think about road safety is wrong:

An idea pioneered in Holland has arrived in England–removing all signage, striping, and mode separation of the public street, improving safety for everyone. “The idea underlining the project  is that when nannying rules and orders – in the form of countless signs, traffic signals and barriers – are removed, motorists take more personal responsibility for[…]

Great Place Wednesday: The Green Necklace; Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb is one of Europe’s most un-appreciated cities. An ancient capitol for the “Southern Slavs” (Yugoslavia), the city bears all the beauty of hundreds of years as a major city in the Austro-Hungarian Empire.  A series of parks surrounding the center of the city have come to be called Zagreb’s Green Necklace, home to stately[…]