Life, Death and 20th Century A...

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How did gentrification turn into a losing proposition for low-income neighborhoods?

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Report — From the July 2018 is...

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[Translate] The fall of New York and the urban crisis of affluence By Kevin Baker   harpers.org New York has been my home for more...

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HOW CREATIVE REPURPOSING OF IN...

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[Translate]   By Amanda Abrams, YES! Magazine | Report The cavernous Scrap Exchange in Durham, North Carolina, is a maker’s...

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More Thoughts on Jane Jacobs f...

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[Translate] Opinion By Roberta Brandes Gratz   COMMON EDGE.ORG It was refreshing to read Martin C. Pedersen’s 10 Lessons Learned from...

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5 Surprising Cities Where Gent...

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[Translate]   Wages can’t keep up with housing costs. By Larry Schwartz / AlterNet   Photo Credit: MsSaraKelly / Flickr Walk down...

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DESIGN FOR THE ONE PERCENT

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[Translate] Contemporary architecture is more interested in mega projects for elites than improving ordinary people’s lives. by Alex...

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ETHICAL DESIGN PRACTICES MAY H...

Nov 7, 2015 by

[Translate] THE DIRT   by Jared Green Gentrification replaces diversity with homogenized people and places. This process has...

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10 cities drearier than Seattl...

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[Translate] Chris Blakeley By Katie Herzog   GRIST CityLab recently reported that Grist’s hometown Seattle was named America’s...

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The Terrifying “Smart...

Feb 26, 2015 by

[Translate] Civil Liberties So-called “smart cities” are being heralded as the way of the future, but they have scary...

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Is Starbucks Responsible For D...

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[Translate] Economy It’s a caffeinated spin on the old chicken-and-egg question: which came first? By Jana Kasperkevic / The...

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American cities have bigger th...

Dec 15, 2014 by

[Translate] Marc Wathieu By Ben Adler  GRIST To read the popular press, you’d think that America’s suburban era is over, fully...

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Don’t call it gentrification

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[Translate] “Dispatches Against Displacement” author James Tracy on fighting to keep cities from becoming rich-only playgrounds Liam...

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Place for Protest

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[Translate] Paris’s historic center for dissent, Place de la République, gets an expansion and an update. Veronique Vienne ...

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Kickstarting the city: Can cro...

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[Translate] Sunday, May 18, 2014 06:00 AM PDT New tools are emerging to help communities plan underfunded projects and ward off...

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Here’s how the media is gettin...

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Another day, another article about millennials…

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People-focused places and fair...

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People-focused density provides a disproportionate benefit for low-income people.

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