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November 4, 2022

Stop and Shop?

Rex Curry

New York City CouncilRita Joseph, MemberRepresenting District 40930 Flatbush AvenueBrooklyn, NY 11226 Call 718-287-8762Web: https://council.nyc.gov/district-40/ Facilitate…

November 4, 2022
October 23, 2022

Doomed?

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Source: Google Earth on One Day On the question of climate vs. capital. Or it’s…

October 23, 2022
October 22, 2022

Garden Walls

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The garden walls of Albemarle Terrace represent many additions since they were constructed. The following…

October 22, 2022
September 8, 2022

Eames for IBM

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https://youtu.be/55Gpm1Q0abk https://youtu.be/b0vDWqp6J7Y The legendary design team Charles and Ray Eames made films, houses, books, and…

September 8, 2022
September 6, 2022

Place Design

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Designers of the Nature CityAll of the answers are right here in tiny forms as…

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

AKNA’s IT History

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Background In 1996, the New York Public Service Commission (PSC) deregulated telecom services in NY, promising…

September 6, 2022
September 5, 2022

The Informals

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In super generalized terms, by 2030, there will be nearly eight billion people on the earth….

September 5, 2022
August 18, 2022

Liz Cheney

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C-Span is the only place with Liz Cheney’s whole concession in Wyoming. Watch it and…

August 18, 2022
August 9, 2022

Methods

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“We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity; more…

August 9, 2022
May 17, 2022

MacArthur

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The MacArthur Foundation MacArthur Fellows Program The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation support…

May 17, 2022
March 16, 2022

Robert Gutman

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Robert Gutman In an all-encompassing life of research and study of the architecture profession, Robert…

March 16, 2022
March 4, 2022

Ukraine

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This is one new way to look at war news. Following is a cut/paste from…

March 4, 2022
February 18, 2022

Nathan Cummings

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Kavita Nandini Ramdas has departed after four months as president and CEO of the $473 million Nathan Cummings Foundation. If…

February 18, 2022
January 11, 2022

Don’t Look Up

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https://youtu.be/gJnxj6kiAKU It wasn’t mortifying George, it was liberating! www.monbiot.com For every concerned adult, it is…

January 11, 2022
December 24, 2021

Concrete Thinking

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On December 16, 2021, New York City’s Municipal Art Societ (MAS) published Towards Comprehensive Planning:…

December 24, 2021
December 24, 2021

Clear Thinking

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In all communication find concrete words. Concrete words are essential to the discussion of issues.  …

December 24, 2021
December 6, 2021

Remote Sense

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https://www.ted.com/talks/jack_dangermond_an_ever_evolving_map_of_everything_on_earth Jack Dangermond is the founder and president of Esri, a geographic information system software company…

December 6, 2021
December 4, 2021

Planning Hazard

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Other than the occasional declaration of a national park, housing produces the largest demand for…

December 4, 2021
November 27, 2021

The White Chair

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Michael Wolf The White Chair Prompt The photographer’s relationship to architecture equips us with a…

November 27, 2021
November 12, 2021

Activism

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We must, indeed, all hang together or most assuredly, we shall all hang separately. AND…

November 12, 2021
November 9, 2021

Favela Policy

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“The demonizing rhetoric of the various international wars on terrorism, drugs, and crime is so…

November 9, 2021
August 21, 2021

Fire

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“Bring Your Own Brigade” HERE Lucy Walker captures the horror of California wildfires and explores…

August 21, 2021
August 20, 2021

I’m On Hold

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zh9h4KZpnJU Read “I’m On Hold” by Alex Cornell on Genius Forgive the ads — I love…

August 20, 2021
August 4, 2021

Old Paper

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On Tuesday, that scary bump on the subway came at the exact moment a tall…

August 4, 2021
July 12, 2021

Startups

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Startups are efforts to plan and deliver a new project, program, product, or service under…

July 12, 2021
June 20, 2021

Need a Laugh?

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and Benign Violations  Everything changed when the screen eye brought the horror of the world…

June 20, 2021
June 20, 2021

Extinction

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Extinction “The purpose of this section is unified by one-word ‘extinction.’ It is a daily…

June 20, 2021
June 18, 2021

Income <=>

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Obama defines the problem extremely well. https://youtu.be/iY05U7GaU5I He actually answers the question about how and…

June 18, 2021
June 14, 2021

David Steindl-Rast

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The differences between fully institutionalized poorness such as that established by prisons or prison-like conditions…

June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021

Denise Meadows

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The Club of Rome and the Smithsonian Institution’s Consortium for Understanding and Sustaining a Biodiverse…

June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021

People

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Kundera describes ways people want to be recognized. In the Unbearable Lightness of Being he…

June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021

Bucky Fuller

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The World Game Report (1969) shows Buckminster Fuller before a map he designed to eliminate distortion and…

June 14, 2021
June 14, 2021

Jane Jacobs

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Jane Jacobs’ first reference to density called out the mixed-use character of Boston’s North End…

June 14, 2021
June 10, 2021

My Neighborhood

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Introduction Everyone’s neighborhood is the representation of national issues. The issues reported here describe how…

June 10, 2021
June 3, 2021

Road Density

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The Global Roads Inventory Project (GRIP) dataset describes 60 geospatial datasets on road infrastructure worldwide,…

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Black Rock

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Black Rock City In 2010, Black Rock City (aka Harveywood) was the fourth largest city…

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Diversity/Density

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Twentieth-century urban and technological development events represent immense power. Yet, whether they are judged superficial,…

June 3, 2021
June 3, 2021

Harlem

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Harlem Piers: W Architecture and Landscape Architecture Spring 2007Columbia Manhattanville: Renzo Piano Building Workshop and Marilyn Taylor/SOM,…

June 3, 2021
June 1, 2021

Open Spaces

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Ten percent of Planetizen’s Top 100 Public Spaces in the United States were in New York…

June 1, 2021
May 30, 2021

Clients

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Architecture Plus!BronxNYASSISTSalt Lake CityUTBall State UniversityMuncieINBall State UniversityIndianapolisINBrooklyn Chamber of CommerceBrooklynNYBrooklyn Children’s MuseumBrooklynNYBrooklyn Economic Development…

May 30, 2021
May 18, 2021

George Monbiot

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Self-fulfilling prophecies are tangible, especially destructive ones. In this sense, the assignment of evolutionary principles…

May 18, 2021
May 11, 2021

News Source

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The major networks C-Span, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, etc., are plentiful. Those who broadcast to…

May 11, 2021
April 30, 2021

Red Hook

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18. Brooklyn Cruise Ship Terminal, Bermello Ajamil and Partners, April 2006.19. Fairway, Fairway Partners, May…

April 30, 2021
April 30, 2021

Lower Manhattan

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6. David Childs/SOM; World Trade Center Transit Hub Santiago Calatrava; Tower 2, Sir Norman Foster;…

April 30, 2021
April 22, 2021

Book Act

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The authors in the following (long list) visit New York City routinely.  Perhaps they would…

April 22, 2021
March 24, 2021

Planning Index

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In each post below, The Report seeks observations of how the relationship between the powerful…

March 24, 2021

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