Reading List

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Roya Chagnon

UCLA

My Bookmarks


  • Online

    Territory Jam: Tehran

    Places Journal

    The rise of illegal satellite TV in Iran, which allows residents to watch state-banned shows, has made the private home the true public realm.

  • Online

    Building Hyperdensity and Civic Delight

    Places Journal

    Americans are conflicted about urban development: somehow we’ve demonized both sprawl and density. Here’s the case for the hyperdense city: prosperous, sustainable, delightful.

  • Online

    Working Public Architecture

    Places Journal

    Can we envision a contemporary counterpart to the New Deal? WPA 2.0 is an ambitious competition and symposium created by cityLab at UCLA.

  • Online

    Both Sides of Sunset

    Places Journal

    City of sprawl, city of neighborhoods. City of wealth and poverty, celebrity and anonymity. Los Angeles requires us to peer beneath the surface.

  • Online

    Sidewalking: Along the Miracle Mile

    Places Journal

    Food trucks, public art, a vibrant and organic walking culture: the evolution of Mid-Wilshire mirrors the ongoing transformation of Los Angeles.

  • Online

    Privatizing the Public City

    Places Journal

    A walk across downtown Oakland reveals the city’s lopsided boom.

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