29 Apr '11, 10pm

Friday Reading: Jane Jacobs’ Intellectual Afterlife, Jersey’s Massive Solar Play, Ogling The Hearst Building: It...

Friday Reading: Jane Jacobs’ Intellectual Afterlife, Jersey’s Massive Solar Play, Ogling The Hearst Building: It...

We’ve written glowingly about Jane Jacobs before here at gbNYC, despite the fact that (and I can’t speak for Stephen) I’ve read more articles about her than I have words actually written by her. (I have, at least, put Death and Life of Great American Cities on my to-read list this summer; if you’re interested in reading it along with me, by all means hit me up via email or in the comments) But while it’s easily caricatured and even more easily steamrolled by mega-developer types, Jacobs’s vision of a city presages the idea of sustainable development so profoundly as to be the sort of thing most gbNYC readers can agree with even if we’re hazy on the specifics. Which, at the risk of circling the point for too long, is where the “easily caricatured” bit comes in. Because Jacobs, as Thomas J. Campanella writes in an evenhanded, well-wrought and much-more-complex-than-usual app...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingsNYC.com/2011/04/29/friday-readin...

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