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The Bystander Effect: On failing to intervene in the assumption, lies, prejudice, and ambitions of men.

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Sources for facts about Kitty Genovese

How the Police Caused the Virus

This summer has seen two major political crises, that of the virus and that of the police (and racism generally). From the surface, it doesn’t look like these have much in common but if one steps aback, they do. 711 more words

Why The Lack of Walkability Goes Hand in hand With Local Fashion Style (or Local Identity in General)

Earlier today, I (re)watched Safiya Nygaard’s video on YouTube where she traveled to three US cities and try to emulate respective cities’ style in one outfit (seriously, her videos are ridiculously rewatchable). 597 more words

Making A Sense

Personalities and places

Here is an interesting study about personalities and places (Journal article here and study here). It is interesting because so many of us are working from home and away from our regular environments. 345 more words

Urbanism

"Missing middle" units represented 1% of all residential units proposed between 2014 and 2018

As many of you already know, the City of Toronto is currently studying ways to increase the supply of “missing middle” type housing in our low-rise neighborhoods. 280 more words

Urbanism

“7Ls” of urban planning & design

Location – where is the site and what’s around it

Linkage – where are the principal ways into the site (can any new ones be established?) 48 more words

Architecture

Charter of the New Urbanism, 2nd Edition (P/L Custom Scoring Survey)

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Author : Congress for the New Urbanism, Emily Talen
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