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Managing Urban Growth: Indian Cities

India is in a major phase of urbanisation. The urban population growth projections are incredible. In a 2006 report, India’s Registrar General suggested a rise of 248 million people living in cities between 2001 and 2026. 109 more words


A new form of housing delivery in Germany and France - Part 1

Part 1: Cohousing the German context

During our field research into ecourban neighbourhoods in Northern Europe, we saw German and French examples of resident-led housing design and development as an alternative form of housing provision, known in North America as co-housing… 1,446 more words

Unpacking Metropolitan Governance

Rapid urbanization and population growth are creating larger cities and local economic areas, especially in developing countries. Improved transportation and communication makes core urban area and its periphery into a single metropolitan region. 146 more words


Skid Row and the Great Wall of LA

This November I presented my research on Berkeley’s People’s Park at SACRPH – The Society for American City and Regional Planning History.  Because the conference was based in LA, many panels that put theorists, practitioners, and historians in conversation addressed local concerns over the right of the masses to the city.   417 more words


University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh (visited 11/7/15) 

I was expecting a bit more of a campus feel from Pitt, but the university is very much incorporated into the city. 952 more words

College Visits

Kay Palmer Marsh

Title: Reverend Doctor

Company: First United Methodist Church of Fort Lupton

Location: Fort Lupton, Colo.

Dr. Kay Palmer Marsh received her Doctor of Ministry and Master of Divinity degrees from Denver’s Iliff School of Theology. 178 more words

Religious Services

Postgraduate Workshop: Roman Space and Urbanism, 11 Nov. 2015

I will be presenting on my current chapter this Wednesday, 11 Nov. 2015, at a Postgraduate Workshop at University of Kent. The workshop highlights some of the current work on Roman space and urbanism in the Classical and Archaeological Studies department by PhD students. 151 more words

Sound Studies