Human Scale Studio




A sample of our writing on cities, politics, and design.

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The People First Project

A summary of the motivations and context surrounding our People First Project. This piece includes an assessment of city governance in the early 21st Century and proposes new methods for empowering communities to make change for themselves.


Why Ingrid LaFleur Matters

A profile on the state of today's political leadership and what we can learn from Ingrid LaFleur's Detroit mayoral campaign.


Trump in the Age of Urbanism

Strategies and tactics for confronting Trump in the Age of Urbanism.