Real Estate Bubble Drama – November 11, 2008
Creative YouTube video shows how the Housing Bubble bursting on a speculator. Parody using a clip with Hitler as the real estate investor. He bought a house to flip, faces foreclosure, and now wants to get bailed out.
Transit-Oriented Development: The Wave of the Future? – April 19, 2008
As fuel costs rise and concerns about greenhouse gases grow, some people wonder if we can design a future transportation system that does not rely on automobiles. One concept getting renewed attention is transit-oriented development, which seeks to create compact communities within walking distance of railways. Here is a striking example of transit-oriented development in Thailand: “Note the intensity of the land-use practices as well as the sustainable green construction techniques that characterize the built environment.”
The End of Housing Affordability – September 25, 2007
This 25 minute documentary examines destructive urban consolidation policies in Australia.