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June 2015


  • Online

    Beyond Google Earth

    Places Journal

    Satellite imagery might seem neutral, but it is constructed by systems which not only present but also transform the raw visual data.

  • Online

    Zone: The Spatial Softwares of Extrastatecraft

    Places Journal

    The phenomenal rise of the free zone, an opportunistic urban hybrid that has powered the rise of glittering world cities like Singapore and Dubai.

  • Online

    Housing and the Cooperative Commonwealth

    Places Journal

    In America we have an escalating crisis of housing affordability — yet we are overlooking one of the best and most basic solutions.

  • Online

    Landscape Migration

    Places Journal

    We are now well into a geologic era — the Anthropocene — characterized by the acceleration of environmental change. This is the landscape medium in which we design.

  • Online

    The iUrbanisms of Los Angeles

    Places Journal

    For ambitious L.A. architects, city talk has gone deeply out of fashion. Yet insightful protagonists continue to seek a better future for L.A. architecture vis-à-vis L.A. urbanism.

  • Online

    The Infrastructural City

    Places Journal

    Los Angeles depends upon vast infrastructural systems that are breathtakingly complex, yet vulnerable to disruption, even disaster.

  • Online

    Places Journal

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    The Village Against the World

    Places Journal

    Inside the Andalusian village that has been working — successfully — to create a communist utopia.

  • Online

    Building Data

    Places Journal

    Metadata as history? The team behind Archipedia grapples with the critical challenges of digital scholarship.

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