Andres Duany

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Taking Oak Cliff's "Better Block" to Atlanta and the Congress for the New Urbanism

    It began as an art installation-slash-political statement at the clusterfudged intersection of Kings Highway, W. 7th Street and N. Tyler Street in Oak Cliff: the Better Block project, which thumbed its nose at Dallas's antiquated City Code. And it was a great deal of fun for all involved -- those wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Last Night at SMU, Andrés Duany Took the Wrecking Ball to "The North Dallas Special"

    Mayor Tom Leppert's introduction of renowned urban planner and architect Andrés Duany last night at the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Ballroom on the SMU campus was less a please-welcome than a separate speech altogether. Full of pragmatic optimism and pride, and clad in his trademark pinstripes, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2007

    Subdivided Conquers KERA Tonight

    A mundane, yet oddly haunting image from Dean Terry's doc Subdivided Just a reminder: Dean Terry's Subdivided: Isolation & Community in America airs tonight at 8 on KERA-Channel 13. We wrote about this doc months ago, complete with an interview with the University of Texas-Dallas new media prof. Her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2006

    Under the 'Hood and Over the Hedge

    A mundane, yet oddly haunting image from Dean Terry's doc Subdivided Two months ago, we posted an item about how Little Forest Hills--"the quaint, quirky White Rock Lake neighborhood"--was being swallowed by the McMansions sprouting up like weeds in Eden. A litle digging revealed that University of ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 1995

    There goes the neighborhood

    Flower Mound ignorance blocks stellar project

  • News

    December 1, 1994

    Forward to the Past

    Grapevine Lake project takes aim at the automobile