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Urbanism


03.25.14: John Thackara

Cloud Commuting
A two-year project in Belgium proposes new relationships between people, goods, energy, equipment, spaces, and value. Its design objective: a networked mobility ecosystem.
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12.19.11: David Stairs

Demythologizing Design: Another View of "Design with the Other 90%: CITIES"
David Stairs reviews "Design with other 90%:Cities"
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11.21.11: Phil Patton

Audi Urban Future Summit 2011
Report on one of the latest conferences to take on the global theme of the city
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10.31.11: Mark Lamster

Majority Report
Review of Design with the Other 90%: Cities
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07.07.11: Phil Patton

Boosting the Urban IQ
Summary of National Building Museum's "Intelligent Cities" symposium
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11.19.10: Maria Popova

CEOs for Cities Community Challenge: Robust Public Life
A CEOs for Cities conference held in Detroit in November 2010 sought to define and quantify the magnetic force of a metropolis.
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08.03.10: William Drenttel, Julie Lasky

Reasons Not to Be Pretty: Symposium on Design, Social Change and the “Museum”
In April 2010, 22 designers, historians, curators, educators and journalists met at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center in Italy to discuss the museum’s potential role in relation to design for social change. This is a report on their conversation.
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01.14.10: Jane Margolies

Rising Currents
Report on "Rising Currents," an exhibition of New York City design solutions to the flooding predicted by climate change experts, which will be on view at the Museum of Modern Art, March 24–August 9, 2010.
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09.29.09: Bradford McKee

New Grub Street
Interview with photorapher Jonas Bendiksen following the opening of his exhibition "The Places We Live."
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09.09.09: Jeff Speck

New Words on the Block
Jeff Speck reviews the Street Design Manual of the New York City Department of Transportation.
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06.14.06: John Thackara

Cities, Design and Democracy: Conversation with Sunil Abraham in Cluster
John Thackara and Sunil Abraham sit down for an in-depth interview with Cluster Magazine.
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