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Aerial rendering of SF (left) and Yerba Buena/Planned TI Development (right) via Skidmore, Owings + Merrill The SF Board of Supes recently gave the go-ahead to a billion dollar plan to redevelop Treasure Island, a flat and wind-scoured artificial island built from fill in the 1930s. Envisioned as a a

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Hah, loving Jim Behrle. Check out his cartoons on the Hairpin, too!  avenger: “We Just Tell You What’s Happening on Blogs And Twitter”

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Check out my latest writeup of this design for a border crossing from Shenzhen to Hong Kong masquerading as a high-tech eco-utopia that would employ biofilters to absorb vehicular pollutants.  Photo via AETER Architects

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I can “walk” with crutches now! Only one more month until I’m allowed to walk full on my foot. How many more months until I can do yoga, ride a bike (anyone have one for sale?), learn to paddleboard, or god forbid, go backpacking? I wonder if the extra weight

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Cranes at SFGH twin peaks fog

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Ok, ok, so I know they didn’t eat at any of the “good” restaurants in DC, but it’s still funny. I especially appreciated the “elderly” salad greens they enjoyed at the NJ Turnpike Burger King, which I have totally been to. I am reliving many now happily distant memories of

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SF MoMA rooftop before the fog rolled in to freeze me! 

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Pretty bat star at cal academy of science

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Surgical grade

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The best kind of Monday ever – the kind where you get to go back to sleep at 7:30 AM when you woke up at 6:00 AM, and you didn’t even get to work yet! That last sentence was a total joke, since I don’t think getting a bunch of

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