A brief examination of ways of thinking about configuring the next city to assure that it will be sustainable, durable and useable.
This little book is a compilation of a handful of posts from "A Town Square," which you can visit at www.heckeranddecker.wordpress.com.
Howard Decker, FAIA, is an architect, urbanist, curator, gardener, traveler, and increasingly adept sous-chef. He helped to found, and is a former Principal of, DLK Architecture in Chicago, a former Chief Curator of the National Building Museum, a project director with the firm of Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn, and a proud member of the Fenway 7. Mr. Decker has lectured and exhibited widely, taught extensively, is a former contributing editor of Inland Architect magazine, and his work is part of the permanent collection of the Art Institute of Chicago.
The Next City: Shaping a Useable Future Published May 25, 2009