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Lisbon. Arquitecturas Film Festival

After the big success of its first edition, Arquitecturas Film Festival is back with a good set of new activities, projections and workshops.

Four days of intense activities between the Cinema City Alvalade and the Cinemateca Portuguesa in Lisbon, hosting international and national artist, architects and other design related professionals and speakers. 857 more words

WorkShops

Golden State Urbanity: 28 History Books That Get At The Heart of Metropolitan California

For many Americans, the phrase “California history” sounds like an oxymoron. Born out of a Gold Rush and two World Wars, the Golden State, to easterners, has always seemed like the new kid on the block. 1,048 more words

Politics

Looking at Slum Clearance in the Southwest

In this blog entry, Robert Fairbanks, author of The War on Slums in the Southwest, writes about how religious leaders campaigned for slum clearance in San Antonio and Phoenix. 519 more words

Sociology

The Great War's Deep Scars

By Dr Jon Minton, University of Glasgow

…The Great War tended to be much more deadly than World War Two, killing a greater proportion of those who fought; and secondly, and most tragically, that the Great War, in combination with the influenza pandemic that swept through Europe in 1918, appears to have killed and weakened many people who were not even born at the time, but instead in its wake.

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3D Printing

Modes of Operation

>>GIS Data Mapping

GIS Data can be a powerful tool when analyses are formed from series of maps.  For instance, studying rental vs ownership status against the density of the city and different racial groups, it is clear that there are less open spaces in the most heavily renter occupied parts of the city and these areas are have more variety of ethnicities than anywhere else in the city. 599 more words

I finally got all my courses together!

Class is starting again in September, and I am so looking forward to getting back into the student grind. I love my summer Intern experiences so much, because I feel like they have given me a new perspective on where I want my life to lead, but I also feel like I need more knowledge if my goals are eventually to be reached. 409 more words

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