Posts Tagged: China

Celebrating Lunar New Year Abroad

February 19, 2015 marked the first day of the Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival as it is known in China. While it is still very much winter here in Ithaca, there were still many of us that found

Celebrating Lunar New Year Abroad

February 19, 2015 marked the first day of the Lunar New Year, or the Spring Festival as it is known in China. While it is still very much winter here in Ithaca, there were still many of us that found

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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 #1

“China takes aim at rural influx” by demolishing low cost schools How New York City sold public housing in the 1930s Food deserts in American cities are a solvable problem What does 7 Billion people on earth mean for our

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Urbanization Notes #1

“China takes aim at rural influx” by demolishing low cost schools How New York City sold public housing in the 1930s Food deserts in American cities are a solvable problem What does 7 Billion people on earth mean for our

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Urbanization News: July 29

Pop Up to Permanent: The Globe and Mail features cities in North America and Europe that have embraced the idea of pop-up projects as a planning tool to rethink public spaces. The image above is from Times Square in New

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Urbanization News: July 29

Pop Up to Permanent: The Globe and Mail features cities in North America and Europe that have embraced the idea of pop-up projects as a planning tool to rethink public spaces. The image above is from Times Square in New

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Urbanization News: July 24

“1 Million Dead in 30 Seconds”: That’s the appropriately jarring title of an article by Claire Berlinski in the Summer volume of City Journal, about the increasing risk of earthquakes for massive destruction as cities grow larger. It’s really an

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Urbanization News: July 24

“1 Million Dead in 30 Seconds”: That’s the appropriately jarring title of an article by Claire Berlinski in the Summer volume of City Journal, about the increasing risk of earthquakes for massive destruction as cities grow larger. It’s really an

Urbanization News: July 15

That snazzy promo video is for this week’s featured urban happening, “The Just City: A Ford Forum on Metropolitan Opportunity” held in New York yesterday. Sponsored by the Ford Foundation, it brought together “Civic leaders and policymakers, urban designers and

Urbanization News: July 15

That snazzy promo video is for this week’s featured urban happening, “The Just City: A Ford Forum on Metropolitan Opportunity” held in New York yesterday. Sponsored by the Ford Foundation, it brought together “Civic leaders and policymakers, urban designers and

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Urbanization News: July 8

Rankled: This week’s featured news story is from Polis, which posted an excellent critical piece about city rankings: “The regurgitated notion that New York, London, and Tokyo sit comfortably at the peak of the “global city” hierarchy has little bearing

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Urbanization News: July 8

Rankled: This week’s featured news story is from Polis, which posted an excellent critical piece about city rankings: “The regurgitated notion that New York, London, and Tokyo sit comfortably at the peak of the “global city” hierarchy has little bearing