Posts Tagged ‘theory’
For those who are interested, I’ll be speaking tonight at 7PM at CNU-Houston’s April Professional Development meeting. The meeting will be held at “New Living,” which is a hardware store in the Rice Village area.
The talk will cover the connection between design decisions and property value impacts. I’ll apply these observations to Houston, and look at what the city should and should not do when it looks to invest in infrastructure and revitalize neighborhoods.
Today we’re going to take a look at some of the residential infill development that has taken place in Midtown, and see what a difference good interface can make. If you haven’t read the background material on this one, here’s a quick summary. Interface is the connection between public and private space. It’s the street, [...]
Continuing from my earlier post on Transportation Theory, today I wanted to take a look at property values, and what creates value in land. Again, these are my own words, but are drawn from the extensive graduate research I did as well as my professional experience as a real estate consultant. [serialposts] Two Kinds of [...]
As a prelude to some further examination of the transportation issues in Northwest Houston, I wanted to take a few minutes to distill some transportation theory. The theory I’m going to talk about today is my own expansion of the well-established idea of a transportation hierarchy. I came up with this as part of my [...]