Reading List

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Tilda Blomqvist

University of Westminster, London, UK

Plan B


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    Makeshift Metropolis

    Places Journal

    Unplanned, informal settlements are home to a billion people worldwide.

  • Online

    Design with the Other 90%: Cities

    Places Journal

    A Cooper-Hewitt curator surveys socially responsive urban design in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

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    Viral Cities

    Places Journal

    How can cities prepare for a viral pandemic? An architect traces the links between urban design and public health, from the plagues of medieval Europe to the H1N1 outbreak.

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    Camp Code: How to Navigate a Refugee Settlement

    Places Journal

    What goes on inside a refugee camp? How is it organized? How does the temporary become permanent? A photo essay on a Palestinian camp in Lebanon.

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    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.

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