URBAN DESIGN ESSENTIALS
"City Comforts" presents a metaphor — the urban village — as a way of describing the mix of intimacy and anonymity that I believe most people desire and which is largely missing in our large urban settlements.
It is an attempt to refocus our public policy discussion from abstract generalities, colored maps, and grandiose projects to the details that create our daily experience. It is about a way of looking at and speaking about our immediate environment. Published 2001.0815