Reuse of Big Box Stores

One of the obvious fatalities in The Long Emergency is the Big Box style of store. These stores and the parking lagoons that surround them are features of the suburban North American landscape that make cities un-walkable and unsustainable. Sure, we love the prices, but the ethics and destruction of local commerce make some people […]

The Death of the Mall

Since moving from a “big city” the perceived need to go to the mall has lessened. We still get those pangs of rural fever where we just need to go to a “real city” like Kelowna, Spokane, Vancouver or Calgary. Living away from the City makes you realize just how much time we used to […]