Repost: What is an Urbanist? by @thiscitylifeyvr
Brandon Donnelly, city blogger and creator of Architect This City, provided a great explanation of the term ‘urbanist’ on his blog this week. This perfectly describes my values and how I think of myself. I am sure many of my readers can relate, so I had to repost: “Cities are in vogue. And that has brought about buzzwords like urbanism, tactical urbanism, urbanist, and the list goes. But what exactly does it mean to be an urbanist? If you look it up in the dictionary, you’ll likely get something along the lines of: someone who is a specialist in city planning. But I bet that there are many people out there who would self-identity as being an urbanist, but who would also not consider themselves specialists in the field. The term has evolved to imply other things. To this end, Scott Bonjukian (over at The Urbanist) recently wrote a good piece called, Why I call myself an urb...