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Globalisation is sacked and populism is trapped !

Democracy believes in populism and populism is the reason of failure of the global economy; is it true?

What actually is populism, which is collapsing a ‘power’ of globalisation? 406 more words

Inequality

Travel Tuesday: Maggie Island

Once upon a time; five planes, one shuttle and a ferry ride from where I am today, I found myself on a rocky tropical island off the Queensland coast of Australia.   340 more words

DOE Race to Zero 2017

This semester, I worked with a team for a proposal for the Department of Energy Race to Zero Student Design Competition. The team comprised of one Master of Architecture student(Hieu Huynh) and 3 Master of Building Science students(Kyeongsuk Lee,Tian Chen, Lu Huang). 37 more words

Architecture

Green Building – More Than Just a Trend

In the MENA countries, some concerns about sustainability started to be heard of, back in the 1970s. it was in fact more of a follow-on trend than anything else. 590 more words

Democracy

A Flood "Utility Pod" New York City Style

Ny.Curbed.Com describes the interesting “utility pods” commissioned by the New York City Housing Authority and designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF) to buffer a large public housing development against a superstorm like Hurricane Sandy that ravaged Brooklyn’s Red Hook area. 158 more words

Urban Design

Japan's Population-"A Demographic Time Bomb"

The Independent’s Business Insider describes the increasing aging population of Japan, called by economists as a  “demographic time bomb.”  With little consumer spending the economy has shrunk and fewer people are having children, while people are living longer.   280 more words

Housing

Jabu: Inspiring conscious change through transformative art

Transformative art with a positive message is at the heart of artist Jabu’s canvases.

The South African-born artist’s bright, bold, electrifying and abstract pieces deal with themes and subject matter “for change and making a difference”. 586 more words

Rosalind Medea