Land and water

David Larson has written a thought-provoking article at The Federalist about suburbia which may interest community-minded Mad Christians. Larson argues that current zoning laws that set aside large parcels of land for uniform use are counterproductive to formation of communities. While “single-family zoning” ensures your castle is not crowded by a towering apartment building, the downsides can be multitude. … Read More Land and water

Welcome to Everywhere

Coby Lefkowitz wrote an interesting essay for Medium, asking “why everywhere looks the same.” He documents the way modern housing developments have a particular homogeneity to them. He writes that this cut-and-paste method of building means you can see pretty similar apartment blocks in Tampa or in Fargo. Lefkowitz summarizes the reasons for the trend of recycling building designs… Read More Welcome to Everywhere