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National Federal Housing Act 1934 _ President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the Act

Above is the CORRECT image of President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the New Deal. 31 more words

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T & O Map _ 8th century 

Today we discussed the role of Capital and Currency (03_Capital and Currency) in architecture.   The project brief, … 86 more words

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IHRFG's 2015 San Francisco Conference: IHRFG Conference Brings New Clarity about Priorities for Human Rights Funders

IHRFG recently held its semi-annual conference in San Francisco. Following the event, we will share reflections from the grantmakers who came together to explore timely issues in human rights grantmaking. 557 more words

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In class we discussed the work of Le Corbusier in relation to Capitalism as well as the Architecture spurred by the Countercultures of the 1960’s and 1970’s in the US & France.   77 more words

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On Poverty, Bread Bags on Feet, and Hating Eggs

On a Bloomberg site, there is a good article entitled “When Bread Bag’s Weren’t Funny“. Despite the fact that we definitely have a sizable number of people living below the poverty line in the United States, whose basic needs are often unmet, the article suggests that modern day America no longer knows true poverty as it once did: 566 more words



In class, we discussed the various Economic Systems theorized and implemented throughout the world.  Traditional Economies, Command/Planned Economies, Market Economies, and Mixed Economies comprise these systems and impact the way architecture is made.   31 more words

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It's the Economy STUPID!

Capitalist Greed v. Socialist Need Reliable Sources

Capitalist Side

Most people have not the slightest clue, not even a basic understanding of the economic systems that drive our American economy, or the enormous pressures that are tearing them apart. 1,680 more words