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Segragation 2.0: We live side by side, but ...

New York condo seperating entereances for ‘poor’ and ‘rich’ residents sparked a discussion of contemporary spatial segregation patterns of our cities.

Luxury Apartment Building Will Have Separate Door For Poor Residents… 268 more words


Banda Aceh, 10 Years Post-Tsunami

I was in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, last week. Traveling with Larry Vale, professor of urban design and planning at MIT and director of the Resilient Cities Housing Initiative (RCHI) 678 more words

Urban Space

Elections in Indonesia

Jakarta, July 9, 2014

Indonesia conducted its presidential elections the day after I arrived in Jakarta this week. In the world’s third largest democracy, with… 455 more words

Urban Space

Three Views of Bangkok

From a recent short visit to Bangkok.

Urban Space

Vancouver Singularities I

There are givens and truisms about many cities on the planet. A consistent one is that Vancouver is a very beautiful city; or to be more specific, is situated within a spectacularly beautiful setting. 146 more words

Life Encounters With The Artist

Beijing Social Scene

After eating dinner near the Beijing Zoo the other evening, I walked along Xizhimen Outer Street heading to the nearest metro station. It had been a beautiful sunny day and the air was still warm with a gentle breeze blowing. 536 more words