As an attorney and consultant for over twenty five years in government and business regulation, I currently focus on community development and urban design issues – through organizations at the national, regional and local levels. It is my sincere belief that quality design, particularly as it relates to community planning, can improve quality of life … Read More
“A community may want to consider a special set of street graphic regulations for Areas of Special Character…” Street Graphics and the Law (APA/PAS)
“An attractive, well-designed physical environment is critical to … economic development.” Urban Land Institute
“Beauty will save the world.” F. Dostoevsky
“Rather, I have found advocacy to be a practice of listening and connection. Instead of anger…a deep space of hope.” — Anna Vogt, Center for Public Dialogue 2020
Landscaping impacts suburban Downtown projects – and size really does matter.
Creating beautiful communities takes collaboration – even for artists and experts..
“Thus in all these ways we will transmit this City … greater and more beautiful than when it was transmitted to us.” —The Athenian Oath
“Sign after sign, after sign… And, thus between them, with impunity, They loused up the whole community.” — Dr. Seuss
“To create enduring beauty requires intense collaboration between people who share the purpose of creating something truly unique.” —Alan Moore, “Do/Design”