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MARE Asia: Kendari



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Bringing people together, ethical vegan-vegetarian events catering and pop-up cafes, Change Kitchen in Balsall Heath

My second visit was to Change Kitchen, a Social Enterprise which is a vegan/vegetarian events catering company, now based in the Balsall Heath area of Birmingham. 159 more words


Does God Really Love Cities More?

The seminary program I’m in is one focused on urban centers, and to that end we end up reading writings by a crew of pastors and theologians and who want to give a theological emphasis to cities. 1,040 more words


The poor by any other name

What urban poverty studies in Viet Nam might tell us about the changing face of Asian poverty

Roughly 54 per cent of the world’s population now lives in cities, with Asia and Africa urbanizing faster than other regions. 678 more words

Climate Change

Equitable Transit-Oriented Design in Atlanta

Today, I took a tour of a site set to undergo equitable transit-oriented development in the near future.

MARTA, Atlanta’s transit authority, built several large parking lots around the Edgewood-Candler rail station in 1970, on the assumption that commuters would use a park-and-ride model. 467 more words

Affordable Housing

A different kind of community anchor

A couple of years ago, I was sitting in a professional development workshop, taking a quiz about how connected we were with the community.  The quiz deeply frustrated me—Dallas Heritage Village is located in one of the largest metropolitan areas in the country.  1,311 more words


Griffintown developers, analysts are bullish on boom

“The Zen protective wall, the urban oasis of Griffintown.”

“Experience spacious living in an upscale decor. Soak up the sun on your private terrace overlooking the canal or by the rooftop pool with spectacular downtown views.” 1,660 more words