Reading List

List Creator

Melania Grozdanoska

Montreal

My Bookmarks


  • Online

    Three Lavas

    Places Journal

    A survey of three lava fields that have catalyzed creative interventions: in Hawaiʻi, Iceland, and Mexico City.

  • Online

    Interfacing Urban Intelligence

    Places Journal

    As we build so-called “smart” cities, we need to consider the point of engagement where citizens interface with the city’s operating system.

  • Online

    Library as Infrastructure

    Places Journal

    Reading room, social service center, innovation lab. How far can we stretch the public library?

  • Online

    Hollywood Architects

    Places Journal

    Hollywood’s onscreen professional worlds are populated largely by white men, and one of the whitest and most masculine of these worlds is architecture.

  • Online

    Community Plumbing

    Places Journal

    Let’s hear it for the neighborhood hardware store. Here, amidst the nuts and bolts, we cultivate the potential to order things, places, communities, politics, and values — we might even say, to build and repair worlds.

  • Online

    Methodolatry and the Art of Measure

    Places Journal

    The new wave of urban data science (and solutionism) is trending toward an obsession with data-for-data’s-sake and an idolization of method.

  • Online

    History of the Urban Dashboard

    Places Journal

    Futuristic control rooms with endless screens of blinking data are proliferating in cities across the globe. Welcome to the age of Dashboard Governance.

  • Online

    Chicago Inside Out

    Places Journal

    Forget the flashiness of city politics. Cook County has quietly become one of the best places in the nation for thinking creatively about the role of government in people’s lives.

  • Online

    Belgrade: History of the Present

    Places Journal

    Belgradians have endured bombings, sanctions, flood, and political tumult. Now can they survive global real estate?

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