Author: alanreviv

July 12, 2017 alanreviv No comments exist

Dense, compact cities are “the way forward in the development of man” and are critical in combating climate change and inequality, renowned architect Lord Richard Rogers told delegates at the recent ULI Europe conference in Paris. Keynote speaker Rogers—speaking in the same city as the Pompidou Centre he designed with Renzo Piano, shooting him to…

July 10, 2017 alanreviv No comments exist

In the fall of 2012, I ventured into the world of real estate. Prior to that, I was an independent sub-contractor specializing in building performance work.  That’s a fancy name for the following: energy star and green building certification, diagnostic testing related to moisture and air quality issues, moisture problems,  HVAC commissioning and troubleshooting and…

July 10, 2017 alanreviv No comments exist

Previously, we discussed the motivation and drive behind Re-viv. If you’re interested please go take a look at our earlier post, Ms. Pam Project is what set the wheels in motion so to speak.Continuing on those core beliefs, we are embarked on our journey exploring the nature of community and space.Specifically, I want to take…

July 10, 2017 alanreviv No comments exist

        We hold major corporations to a certain social standard. We’d like to think that all major companies treat their employees well financially, that they care about the wellbeing of the communities they reside in, and their global impact. Although that isn’t always the case, we do have companies who strive for the best interest…

July 10, 2017 alanreviv No comments exist

At the risk of ranting, let’s discuss the issue of San Francisco housing regulation. I’ll try to remain short and concise on the matter. It is news to no one that San Francisco has major housing issues, the stem of this issue is caused by the clear-cut nature of supply and demand and their constant…