Program Parks to Connect Urban Districts – A Nash Square Showcase

The end of my Raleigh notebooks is near. Here is an idea for Nash Square I kicked around this past spring.   PROBLEM Underutilized park in the middle of a dead zone in downtown Raleigh during First Fridays.   BACKGROUND  Downtown Raleigh is… Continue Reading

The Case Against Major-League Sport Stadiums in Urban Areas

Before leaving Raleigh, a conversation emerged around bringing a major-league sports team to the capitol city. Several people–all men–thought a football or basketball stadium near the amphitheater would be THE BEST THING EVER. Let me tell you why it’s not: 1.… Continue Reading

Activate14: Architecture + Design Event Series

What started as intra-office conversation on hosting architecture and design events quickly turned to reality when Frank Harmon Architect decided to sponsor the inaugural summer event series at the AIANC Center for Architecture and Design (CfAD) in Raleigh, NC. Planning… Continue Reading