The Apple HQ campus – both the current campus and the proposed new campus (even more so) hark back to the car oriented gated community suburban sprawl and corporate industrial park development of the 60s and 70s, argues L.A. Times Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne in Critic’s Notebook: Apple’s new campus will be a retrograde cocoon. Apple Campus Not So Cutting Edge
San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) this month started work on an asbestos removal project at its Powell Street station.
The project includes taking away fireproofing material on steel beams installed when the station was constructed almost 40 years ago, according to the BART website.
In an essay recently published in the New York Times, Economist correspondent and author Ryan Avent argues that Denser Cities mean more and better paying jobs. The opinion piece is entitled One Path to Better Jobs: More Density in Cities, and is adapted from his Kindle “Single,” The Gated City. More Density More & Better Jobs; But NIMBIES the Cause of the Exodus?