Category: Inspirations: Designer Activism

Around the Bay – Man-Made Sites of Interest in the San Francisco Bay Region


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I am writing to recommend a new book, Around The Bay, Man-Made Sites of Interest in the San Francisco Bay Region, published by The Center for Land Use Interpretation. This...

BRIDGE Housing at 25


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BRIDGE HOUSING: EARLY HISTORY The BRIDGE Housing Corporation, a non-profit company considered by many to be the state’s foremost developer of affordable housing, has built more than 13,000 housing units...

Salvation Army’s new Turk Street Center


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Photograph by Tim Griffith The Salvation Army’s Turk Street Center is that rare building which both honors the context of an historic district and stands out as decidedly contemporary. The...

Book Review: Long Now, Works in Progress


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Long Now: Works in Progress by Alexander Rose, executive director of the Long Now Foundation and project manager for the 10,000 Year Clock. This small book is about a big...

The Long Now Foundation – Museum and Store


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“Caught up as we are these years in the whirligig of time, with our attention-deficit disorder and our technological obsession with the ever tinier and ever faster, how do we...

Book Review: The Designer’s Atlas by Ann Thorpe


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Why make an atlas for designers? By definition an atlas is a collection of maps, charts, and visual plates that systematically illustrate a subject. Thorpe states that it was the...