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Roundup 8-1-2014

Transportation – TED Speaks, Sort Of

– The Ideas

This week there was the roll out of the Transportation for Economic Development committee’s ideas (with a caveat) for improving transportation in Hillsborough County. 5,208 more words

Economic Development

Heriot-Watt at the Edinburgh Fringe

Four Heriot-Watt academics will take the stage in August to debate their ‘dangerous ideas’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas is billed as “debate, discussion and discourse in the company of some of the fiercest intellects Scotland has to offer – in a yurt”. 243 more words


New Haven house - Charles Moore

Back in the spring, Alexandra Lange made the case for Why Charles Moore (Still) Matters, in Metropolis Magazine.

She closes “For many years he worked with photographer Morley Baer, trucking in his own ornaments and bentwood chairs to get the mood just right. 74 more words

Built Environment

Not Bowling Alone: How the Holiday Bowl in Crenshaw Became an Integrated Leisure Space

In May 2000, the New York Times reported the upcoming demolition of the Crenshaw District’s Holiday Bowl. Built by Japanese American investors in 1958, just as Crenshaw and neighboring Leimart Park were reemerging as one of the city’s most diverse neighborhoods, the bowling alley served as an integrated leisure space where African, Mexican, and Asian Americans could interact. 3,007 more words

Popular Culture

NLA Awards

By Michael Poulard

I was lucky enough to be a guest recently at the annual New London Architecture awards, which were held in the distinctly old London setting of… 479 more words

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