Reading List

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Arik Spaulding

Arizona State University

Desiring Cities_ Public Shad and Housing for homeless


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    Tent City, America

    Places Journal

    Tent cities are now so common that advocates are campaigning to make them semi-permanent settlements of micro-housing. But is this a genuine solution or a cheap fix?

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    Camp Code: How to Navigate a Refugee Settlement

    Places Journal

    What goes on inside a refugee camp? How is it organized? How does the temporary become permanent? A photo essay on a Palestinian camp in Lebanon.

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    The Accidental Planners

    Places Journal

    The Berlin activists who staged a protest at a vacant government building didn’t imagine they’d end up leading a €140 million redevelopment project.

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    "Housing Is Everybody's Problem"

    Places Journal

    Largely forgotten today, Morris Milgram was a pioneer of multiracial suburban housing. His legacy in the fight for fair housing in America deserves to be remembered.

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    Occupy: What Architecture Can Do

    Places Journal

    Can architects once again participate in a movement to make a better and more equitable society?

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    Makeshift Metropolis

    Places Journal

    Unplanned, informal settlements are home to a billion people worldwide.

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