Stewart Brand. How Buildings Learn: What happens after they’re built Chapter 6 “Unreal Estate” on lot size:
Small lots give greater individual control and thus greater variety, and they encourage more pedestrian activity. The more owners, the more gradual and adaptive the ongoing change. It’s a conservative, wholesome kind of change — the place looks a little different every year, but the overall feel is the same from century to century.
One wonders if an analogy might be drawn to the world of blogs — small incremental shifts at the local level — an essentially conservative genre.
And so for day 262