Posts Tagged ‘Urban Laureate’

September 30, 2010

Anonymity, Memory, The Body and The City

by: Kevin Kellogg

Tweet Today is a very special Thursday installment of the Blooming Rock blog.  Kevin Kellogg is the guest author of today’s post.  Kevin, AIA, NCARB, LEED ap is Urban Laureate at the ASU Stardust Center for Affordable Homes and the Family.  He is an urban designer, architect and planner and principal of Kellog + Associates based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Kevin has over 25 years of experience in the planning, design and development of affordable housing and community planning.  He is currently serving as the Urban Laureate, a research fellowship devoted to sustainable urbanism and community engagement. ‘Memory…

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Tweet Yesterday, I posted part I of my conversation with Phoenix’s Urban Laureate for 2010, Kevin Kellogg.  Make sure to check it out if you missed it.  Today, let’s continue with part II: Kevin on why historic preservation is important: Obviously I think we should be preserving our historic buildings.  It’s a travesty what’s happened so far.  It just never ends.  Something’s older than 10 years old and we just tear it down.  It really makes it hard to be unique.  We just don’t have the mentality, it’s a throw-away society.  If we’re going to save buildings it’s because we…

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