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Padolsky: Misplaced monument

An open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper:

Dear Prime Minister Harper,

On Thursday Aug. 21,2014, your government unveiled the six designs being considered for the Memorial to the Victims of Communism to be located adjacent to Canada’s Supreme Court building in Ottawa. 663 more words


Biourbanism: Rethinking the Science of Space



Full text By Anna Bergren Miller June 24, 2014. Originally posted in Shareable. (Photography by David Chu / Flickr)


Biourbanist Marco Casagrande helped reshape Treasure Hill, near Taipei, into a sustainable urban community. 2,542 more words


COD 2014 London Conference: Big Cities | Big Ideas: Borough Hall/Viaduct

Borough Market is London’s most renowned food market, providing a large variety of British and international wholesale and retail foods. Located on the southern end of London Bridge, it became one of London’s most important food markets due to its strategic position near the riverside wharves on the Pool of London, a more navigable section of the River Thames. 173 more words


Massive car-buncle threatens Milton Keynes!

One of the last, great development sites in Central Milton Keynes will be wasted if plans to build a massive multi-storey car park go ahead. The site is next to John Lewis, at the east end of the shopping centre, and has a superb outlook over Campbell Park. 502 more words


Thesis Statement

Cities are clusterfucks. While politically incorrect, this statement is inherently true. The birth of cities are a complex and intricate series of connections between politicians, developers, commerce and colonization. 155 more words


Balancing green with the built scene... (neighbourhoods)

I’ve lived in many different neighbourhoods – in New Zealand and in Ottawa (Canada). What has always made a neighbourhood special to me is its green space. 1,234 more words

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