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SMa.r.t.-A Driverless Santa Monica?

February 16, 2018

February 16, 2018

By Thane Roberts While there are several new technologies that will affect our small city, one that is sure to...

SMa.r.t.-Population Overload: Part 2

February 9, 2018

February 9, 2018

In this second article SM.a.r.t. (Santa Monica architects for a responsible tomorrow) continues discussing the thorny issue of the optimum...

SMa.r.t.-Simply Too Many People? (Part 1/2)

February 2, 2018

February 2, 2018

In this two part article SM.a.r.t. (Santa Monica architects for a responsible tomorrow) takes on the thorny issue of the...

SMa.r.t.-Mansionization Redux

January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018

Bob Taylor, AIA for SMa.r.t. Recently our City Manager, Rick Cole, was quoted regarding the imminent threat of larger single-family...

SMa.r.t.-Homeless Crisis: Toward Solutions

January 19, 2018

January 19, 2018

By Samuel Tolkin for SMa.r.t. (Santa Monica Architects for a Responsible Tomorrow) Although we all know that the issue of...

SMa.r.t.-Sacramento Tries to Nuke Santa Monica (again)

January 15, 2018

January 15, 2018

By Mario Fonda-Bonardi AIA Legislation would see 95 percent of Santa Monica bypass zoning codes. When it first appeared it...

SMa.r.t.-Dangers of Wishing Upon a “Star-chitect”

January 8, 2018

January 8, 2018

This coming Thursday, January 11, there is a community meeting regarding a project that could have a major impact on...

SMa.r.t.-Santa Monica’s Early Adoption of Solar Ordinance is a “Shady Deal” for Residents

December 15, 2017

December 15, 2017

By Thane Roberts If you are considering a major remodel, or building a new home this year, you should prepare...

SMa.r.t.-So What’s New?

December 8, 2017

December 8, 2017

Before SMa.r.t. there were Letters to the Editor. Here are letters from 2013 by Ron Goldman, FAIA, and Bob Taylor,...

SMa.r.t.-Refugees in Our Midst

December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017

The music could be heard from blocks away. A man holding a large boombox on his shoulder, striding down Santa...