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Geoffrey King

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    We Are in a Western Town

    Places Journal

    The enduring power of the photographs of Robert Adams, and what they reveal about the paradoxical landscapes of the American West.

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    Drylands: Water and the West

    Places Journal

    Our hydrological infrastructure is now nearly obsolete. Water is rapidly becoming the largest and least understood environmental challenge of the 21st century.

  • Online

    Bird on Fire: The World’s Least Sustainable City

    Places Journal

    A sociologist-critic analyzes the strange mix of freewheeling libertarianism and federal largesse that shaped modern Phoenix.

  • Online

    Starry Night

    Places Journal

    The bright lights of Las Vegas illuminate eight national parks. The dark-sky movement wants us to dim the glow — and keep the Milky Way visible.

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    Water in the West

    Places Journal

    A collaborative photography project focuses on the natural element that has defined the American West.

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    Signal Noise

    Places Journal

    Photographing nature through acts of erasure, obliteration, amplification, and reversal.

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    Databodies in Codespace

    Places Journal

    As the bioengineering of people and cities converges, where do we locate the public sphere?

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