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Articles: Concrete Island, J.G. Ballard (1974)

“The Rhythm of Non-Places: Marooning the Embodied Self in Depthless Space”, Les Roberts
In: Humanities 4.4 (2015), 569-599.
Source: http://www.mdpi.com/2076-0787/4/4/569/htm
Accessed on: 29.3.2017

“Concrete and Desert Islands: Proto-Posthuman Crusoes in Daniel Defoe and J. 441 more words


Jamie Peck: Art, Activism, and the City

Jamies Peck 2013 lecture, “Spaces of Contestation: Art, Activism, and the City,” at Simon Fraser University. In this lecture Dr. Peck defines Neoliberalism and its role in contemporary urbanism. 168 more words


Books: The Gentrification Reader, Loretta Lees, Tom Slater, and Elvin Wyly (Eds.) (2010)

The Gentrification Reader, Loretta Lees, Tom Slater, and Elvin Wyly (Eds.)
Publication: New York and London: Routledge, 2010.

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Images - Gentrification


Source: “Denver seeks gentrification without displacing residents”, Aldo Svaldi
In: The Denver Post, 18 May 2016 (Updated 26 July 2016)
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Urban Renaissance

A newspaper report in the Chennai edition of “The Times of India” dated 28/09/2016 mentioned about a key member of the state cabinet K Pandiarajan, Minister for School Education, Sports and Youth welfare as having made a statement regarding the setting up of an IT park-Tidel Park III in the city’s western suburb of Pattabiram. 697 more words

Governance Reform

Jean Nouvel: Architecture is Listening

From the Louisiana Channel:

“Meet the award winning French architect Jean Nouvel, in this interview about his relationship to the Arab world. The architect is supposed to listen, Nouvel states, instead of imposing his own values and sensitivities on another place.” 77 more words


6 Groundbreaking Community Land Trusts and Housing Co-ops from Around the World - Shareable

***Transforming Communities Series: Innovations in Community Stability***

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          One of the problems in community development is displacing people who have lived in a place for generations. 93 more words