YAiF Cincinnati Podcast vol. 3: The Backstage District

The third podcast in our series about Downtown and Over-the-Rhine, Pat Quinn turns up the heat with his discussion of the Backstage District! Enjoy! http://podcast88735.podomatic.com/entry/2010-07-31T17_48_08-07_00 (Artist credits: Leveler, “City System,” City Scape) Advertisements

YAiF Cincinnati Podcasts vol. 1: 12th and Walnut Streets

Dr. Nick, Mercedeh, John, Andreas, and Pat discuss the history and architecture of 12th and Walnut Streets. This podcast was researched, produced, and hosted by Nick Christafaro and is the first in our series about downtown and Over-the-Rhine intersections. Enjoy! http://podcast88735.podomatic.com/entry/2010-07-29T20_52_31-07_00 (Artist credits: Richard Wagner, “Walkure Akt 1,” From a live broadcast of the Seattle … Continue reading

YAiF Cincinnati Podcasts vol 2: 4th and Vine Streets

Andreas Lange hosts a discussion with the YAiF crew about Fourth and Vine Streets–and the development of Cincinnati from the Riverfront-in downtown Cincinnati. Enjoy! http://podcast88735.podomatic.com/entry/2010-07-31T18_23_26-07_00

Design is….

Here’s a great free opportunity to talk about design in the Nati. The AIA Cincinnati’s newly-formed Committee on Design is inviting postcard responses to the question/ starting line “Design is…” The idea is to collect as many postcard from designers, architects, artists, secretaries, paper pushers, janitors, teachers, executives, stay at home dads, (well, you get … Continue reading

Parking Garages

I heard a great discussion about parking garages on the Diane Rehm show. Yes, I fully realize that I am dangerously crossing the the threshold of middle age because 1. I get excited about parking garages and 2. I listen to Diane Rehm, I thought I’d at least share with the YAiF. http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2010-07-07/parking-garage

Joshua Prince-Ramus TEDxSMU

A short TEDtalk that I really enjoyed by OMA outcast & REX founder Joshua Prince-Ramus

Server Request Timed Out: NCARB’s Six Month Rule and the Law of Unintended Consequences

The Law of Unintended Consequences is a concept often used in economics and sociology. What are the consequences (intended an unintended) of NCARB’s Six Month Rule?

Design at the Stadium

While enjoying a businessman’s special day game the other day, eating my picnic lunch and slowly savoring my overpriced, but delicious Leine’s beer, I couldn’t help but start looking around at things in the ballpark.  I snapped a few pictures which I wanted to share. It was a beautiful day, the Reds were winning, and … Continue reading