A Thank-You Note to Dubuque, Iowa

​10 February 2017 Dear Dubuque: I’m writing this from my favorite downtown coffee shop, the same place I’ve often found myself going for lunch and a caffeine hit on Friday afternoons. Several odds and ends are moved already–the only major items left are kitchen supplies, electronics, and furniture. I start the new job in Madison […]

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Orlando City SC 0 – 1 D.C. United

Anybody who has ever visited an American city is well aware that the presence of a major league sports team is a quintessential part of the city’s identity and culture.  Unlike in European countries where promotion and relegation gives top leagues a slightly different table (that’s soccer speak for “standings”) every year, gaining a major […]

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Thesis Project Wrap-Up

Here are a few shots of the 1″ = 500′ city-scale model I 3D printed earlier in the semester with the plug for the neighborhood site to the east of downtown.  Existing highway and mass transit connections are highlighted, particularly those running through the northern and southern ends of the site. When I presented the […]

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