Author Archives: Brian

Final Reflection

Hi all, My apologies for tardiness as well.  I would like first of all to thank the Madrid team for sharing their work with us and introducing us to the neighborhood of Ciudad de Los Angeles, and especially to thank … Continue reading

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Direct and Indirect Community Research

Following our latest meeting, I am struck by how differences I had noticed earlier have begun to influence our projects in different ways I had not expected at first notice.  From the outset, it was clear that the institutional settings … Continue reading

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Second Reflection

Thanks to both groups for another fascinating look at the worlds of Ciudad de Los Angeles and Fields Corner. I shared the immediate reaction to the Madrid presentation that some of my colleagues have already mentioned, namely the sense that … Continue reading

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Institutional and Organizational Cohesion and Planning

Following our first skype conference, I was struck by the many obvious differences between the settings of our respective studios.  The building stock in Fields Corner is older, skewed far more toward detached homes, and with less height and massing … Continue reading

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