A journal of ideas, culture, and design
Housing advocate Lynn Weissberg doesn’t like the term YIMBY.
May 29, 2019
Lesson plans (Part 1 of 5)
There are six green spaces within a five-minute walk of my South Philadelphia stoop.
Nov 26, 2018
A new world order (Part 1 of 5)
On January 26, 2001, an earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale struck Bhuj in western Gujarat state in India, killing 13,805, injuring 166,836, destroying 339,000 buildings, and rendering up to a million homeless.
Lesson plans (Part 2 of 5)
We all live somewhere, which means we reside, work, play, learn, worship, shop, make, laugh, love, cry, and return to specific places.
A new world order (Part 2 of 5)
It’s been more than a year since Hurricanes Irma and Maria ripped through Puerto Rico, cutting deep into the body and soul of the island.
Lesson plans (Part 3 of 5)
Former Oklahoma City Mayor Ron Norick, having swung and missed at an economic development opportunity in the early 1990s, had a big idea.
A new world order (Part 3 of 5)
Cities in coastal environments around the world, among the most vulnerable to sea-level rise from a changing climate, have experienced unprecedented growth since 1950.
Lesson plans (Part 4 of 5)
Below the skyscrapers and highway flyovers of this booming port city a water system winds, barely visible yet following the original logic of Houston's topography.
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