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Anindya Chandra Dewi

Chandrawicaksana Studio

Urban Landscape Ecology


  • Online

    Ecology and Design: Parallel Genealogies

    Places Journal

    The word “ecology” has been co-opted so widely that it has lost real meaning, yet it remains a powerful lens for designers working with complex adaptive systems.

  • Online

    Head of the Dragon: The Rise of New Shanghai

    Places Journal

    The fast-forward reinvention of Shanghai, a dynamic and contradictory city that has yet to live up to its historic promise — to sort out what it means to be Chinese and modern.

  • Online

    The iUrbanisms of Los Angeles

    Places Journal

    For ambitious L.A. architects, city talk has gone deeply out of fashion. Yet insightful protagonists continue to seek a better future for L.A. architecture vis-à-vis L.A. urbanism.

  • Online

    A Short History of American Urban Exceptionalism

    Places Journal

    American urban development has long pursued its own distinctive course — an urbanism without fixed limits, with endlessly extendable boundaries.

  • Online

    The Chinese Dream

    Places Journal

    In booming Guangzhou, rural migrant workers find their first footing in one of the city’s many urban villages. But what happens when the land becomes more valuable than the village?

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