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Literary Surrealism Meets Urban Inequality - The Early Poems of Federico Garcia Lorca

Danza de la Muerte/ Dance of the Dead

“No es extraño este sitio para la danza. Yo lo digo.
El mascarón bailará entre columnas de sangre y de números, 1,078 more words

America

Report: Greater Boston Needs More ‘Walkable Urban Places’

Report: Greater Boston Needs More ‘Walkable Urban Places’

WBUR News
3/11/2015

ZENINJOR ENWEMEKA

Boston often ranks as one of the most walkable big cities in the country. 225 more words

In The News

New report shows urban 'donut' shifting

Greg Toppo, USA TODAY

March 3, 2015

The long-standing urban-suburban divide in education, income, race and other characteristics is being turned on its head as college-educated Millennials crowd into U.S. 110 more words

In The News

Visiting Metro Vancouver's Urban Centres

I am lucky enough to live in a city that takes urban planning, and especially regional urban planning, very seriously.  One of the unique things about Metro Vancouver is the fact that we have developed with a  185 more words

Public Transit

Toward a Simple and Universal Law of Pedestrian Behavior

City Lab
Eric Jaffe March 3, 2015

Our sidewalk interactions are “fundamentally anticipatory in nature,” according to scientists.

Big city sidewalks can feel like an inexplicable dance of elbows and shopping bags and baby strollers and pigeons and texting. 125 more words

In The News

Exhibition - Brett Boardman / Public talk - Heike Rahmann [Japan Foundation]

EXHIBITION: ‘Mono no aware: The Poignancy of Things’

This series of photographs was captured by Brett Boardman in Kyoto in 2011. The images juxtapose Katsura Rikyu, a 17th-century imperial villa that has long captivated architects across the world, with the makeshift shelter of a homeless person under a bridge nearby. 182 more words

Event

Educating Compton: Race, Taxes, and Schools in Southern California's Most Notorious Suburb

“I want to have more success in life,” Ismenia Guzman told an L.A. Weekly journalist in 2010. “I want to change the cycle … I want them to have more than I have,” Guzman, mother of two, one a first grader at Compton’s McKinley Elementary and the other a student attending Watts Charter High School, succinctly summarized the goals of Parent Revolution as it attempted to reform Compton’s troubled grade school. 2,183 more words

Urban Studies