Category Archives: News

Urban Inspiration: Winter Playgrounds

It is finally the last day of February, which means soon spring will arrive.  But before all of the snow and ice melts up North, here are few inspiring ideas for urban winter play. Winter Playground in Kiruna, Sweden Designed by

Urban Inspiration: Winter Playgrounds

It is finally the last day of February, which means soon spring will arrive.  But before all of the snow and ice melts up North, here are few inspiring ideas for urban winter play. Winter Playground in Kiruna, Sweden Designed by

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Urban Inspiration

VOTE! Tomorrow is election day in the U.S. and for all those eligible to vote I urge you to do some research, get inspired by a candidate or cause and vote!  If you weren’t planning on voting tomorrow you are not

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Urban Inspiration

VOTE! Tomorrow is election day in the U.S. and for all those eligible to vote I urge you to do some research, get inspired by a candidate or cause and vote!  If you weren’t planning on voting tomorrow you are not

Urban Inspiration

Happy Monday!  Here are a few bits of urban inspiration to help you jump start your week. Public Participation in Singapore Library Design Singapore reopened its Library@Orchard last week (23 October 2014) with some beautiful new design elements. So far it has

Urban Inspiration

Happy Monday!  Here are a few bits of urban inspiration to help you jump start your week. Public Participation in Singapore Library Design Singapore reopened its Library@Orchard last week (23 October 2014) with some beautiful new design elements. So far it has

Helping Through the Haze

Singapore has made international news lately because of last week’s historic haze.  I was in Malaysia all week for a camp with my church and missed the worst thus far, however many others were not as fortunate.  During the whole week

Helping Through the Haze

Singapore has made international news lately because of last week’s historic haze.  I was in Malaysia all week for a camp with my church and missed the worst thus far, however many others were not as fortunate.  During the whole week

2011 Year in Review

Happy New Year Urbanist!  2011 has been an exciting year for Encountering Urbanization’s writers as we began the year as graduate students in New York City researching international urban planning and now have moved across the world to South Africa,

2011 Year in Review

Happy New Year Urbanist!  2011 has been an exciting year for Encountering Urbanization’s writers as we began the year as graduate students in New York City researching international urban planning and now have moved across the world to South Africa,

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Urbanization Notes #4

A Bird’s Eye View of China’s Rapid Urbanization from polis Miami City of Art Manuel Castells at Occupy London Street Films: documenting liveable streets worldwide The City Solution: Why cities are the best cure for our planet’s growing pains in

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Urbanization Notes #4

A Bird’s Eye View of China’s Rapid Urbanization from polis Miami City of Art Manuel Castells at Occupy London Street Films: documenting liveable streets worldwide The City Solution: Why cities are the best cure for our planet’s growing pains in

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Urbanization Notes #3

Ciro Miguel creates landscapes where familiar urban and natural landmarks collide. “A Year in New York City” a short film by Andrew Clancy NYU decides to place the new Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), in Downtown Brooklyn. London

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Urbanization Notes #3

Ciro Miguel creates landscapes where familiar urban and natural landmarks collide. “A Year in New York City” a short film by Andrew Clancy NYU decides to place the new Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP), in Downtown Brooklyn. London