Reading List

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Mu-Ping Cheng

San Francisco, CA

urbanism


  • Online

    Instrumental City: The View from Hudson Yards

    Places Journal

    The world’s most ambitious “smart city” project is here. Should we worry that New York City is becoming an experimental lab?

  • Online

    Yangon: History of the Present

    Places Journal

    Emerging from a half century of dictatorship, can Myanmar’s principal city be a model of sustainable, democratic development?

  • Online

    You (Still) Have to Pay for the Public Life

    Places Journal

    Half a century ago Charles Moore was a rising architect and Ivy League academic. He was also the first in the field to look seriously at Disneyland — and he liked what he saw.

  • Online

    A City Is Not a Computer

    Places Journal

    This seems an obvious truth, but we need to say it loud and clear. Urban intelligence is more than information processing.

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