Reading List

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Deanna Crowe

University of Minnesota

My Bookmarks


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    Nicetown

    Places Journal

    For decades a working-class neighborhood in Philadelphia has struggled to repair the damages inflicted by postwar urban renewal projects.

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    The Ecology of Unpredictability

    Places Journal

    Birch trees clumped in thickets are usually found at derelict and disturbed sites. When landscape architects use this type of planting, are their designs truly ecological? Does it matter?

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    Zombies and Ghosts

    Places Journal

    In 21st-century finance capitalism, residential buildings are valued less as homes than as investments. The unsettling results are underpopulated cities and bleak unfinished suburbs.

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    Wild Rice Waters

    Places Journal

    The decline of wild rice in Minnesota is a story of settler colonialism and tribal displacement. The resurgence of the harvest seeks to tell another story, one of tribal kinship and ecological stewardship.

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    Maintenance and Care

    Places Journal

    A working guide to the repair of rust, dust, cracks, and corrupted code in our cities, our homes, and our social relations.

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    Toward a Political Ecology of Architecture

    Places Journal

    As a profession and a practice, architecture can no longer ignore the toxic pollution of its supply chains, or the abuses that take place on building and manufacturing sites.

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