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The author is Professor of Architectural and Urban Morphology and Chairman of the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, as well as the Director, Space Syntax Laboratory at the University College London, UK. 802 more words

Architecture

Notes on the Modern American Mall Experience

The modern American mall complex has become synonymous with American culture itself. Shopping has become a national past time and even spawned yearly traditions (i.e. Black Friday, Christmas shopping, etc.). 328 more words

Urban Studies

Harvey Milk's lasting influence in the labor history of queer America

In this blog entry, Miriam Frank, author of Out in the Union, explores Harvey Milk’s political vision of union involvement and LGBT progress.

Two months ago the United States Postal Service issued a new “Forever” postage stamp to honor Harvey Milk. 760 more words

Sociology

Practical Architecture Lab hosted on Walk and Talk Festival

Architects, urban planners, designers, and people interested in urban (inter)action are invited to participate on thee workshop “Play Architecture” Organized by the Mezzo Atelier and… 115 more words

Urban Studies

The author is a teacher, social researcher and prolific writer on urban issues especially those pertaining to architecture, housing, planning, communities, the environment, development and social change. 596 more words

Architecture

GAYME and @deadquarewalking will be featured in Screencity Journal's PLAYING LIFE: GAMIFICATION BEYOND GAMING

Title:

GAYME: An Auto-Ethnographic, Documentary Game about “Quarely” Navigating Pedestrian Spaces[1]

Abstract:

In this article, the authors explore the intersections of gamification, urban cityscapes, and gay culture through a discussion of GAYME, a transmedia documentary game set in Orlando, Florida, that was featured in the 2014 Different Games arcade in Brooklyn, New York. 1,207 more words

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