Check out this NYT article on proposals for the future development of Paris– community gardens, social equity, and pretty trains! Also, I saw a great exhibit on green city planning at the National Building Museum while I was ducking a drawing class a couple weeks ago- it’s open until late October, and the museum is free and just there at Judiciary Square in DC. GO already.
I’ve been asking around at the VA Tech Alexandria campus Urban Planning program. Why build one house when you can build a full context for life? I do indeed crave this power. Hm, yes.
The Paris contest is called “Grand Paris”. You can find more pictures here.