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Blogs about Urbanism

12 blogs about Urbanism.

    “All about cycling in the Netherlands.” By Mark Wagenbuur. 🇳🇱

    A tribute to my mother
    This is a personal post in honour of my dear mother, who passed away last Friday the 24th of March 2023. Marijke Wagenbuur – Ketelaars was born in Helmond (near Eindhoven) in January 1944, as …
    By Bicycle Dutch, 46 words

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  2. Bryan Boyer – Medium
    “Buildings & cities & all the things between. More at” 🇺🇸

    What does it mean to design urban technology?
    We’ve recently launched a new degree program in Urban Technology at University of Michigan that combines urbanism, technology, and design. But what does design mean in this context? Like many aspects of creating a new …
    By Bryan Boyer, 5,739 words

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  3. City Monitor
    “City Monitor covers housing, transport, infrastructure, design, zoning and urban policy innovations in cities around the world.” 🇬🇧

    How the private rental sector created a homelessness crisis in Ireland and England
    There is a homelessness crisis in Ireland. More than 11,000 people including 3,500 children were living in emergency homeless accommodation at the end of 2022 – a 300% increase since 2014. And these figures do …
    By The Conversation, 1,094 words

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  4. The Corner Side Yard
    “Yelling from the window as the world passes by.” By Pete Saunders. 🇺🇸

    Residential Dissonance -- Where Americans Want To Live, And What They Settle For
    Source: Americans seem to seek out dense and walkable urbanism on occasion, but don’t as a whole don’t choose to live our lives that way. Why is that? A few months ago I came …
    By Pete Saunders, 1,166 words

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  5. Dan Hill – Medium
    “Designer, urbanist, etc. Director of Melbourne School of Design. Previously, Swedish gov, Arup, UCL IIPP, Fabrica, Helsinki Design Lab, BBC etc.” 🇦🇺

    Spring to Autumn. Or, a ‘new metabolism’ for a circular society with Japanese characteristics
    Announcing Circular Design Praxis, a new movement in and around Japan concerning Asia-Pacific circular design principles and practicesContinue reading on A chair in a room »
    By Dan Hill, 40 words

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    “I’m a writer of code and words. The thing that matters most to me is unlocking human potential, so I think a lot about incentive design, tools for thought, and cities.” By Devon Zuegel. 🇺🇸

    Why do home buyers look at price/sqft more than renters?
    A question that's puzzled me for a while is why home buyers focus on price/sqft so much more than renters. I asked around for what other people thought and got some interesting answers, so I …
    By Devon Zuegel, 905 words

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  7. Granola Shotgun
    By Johnny Sanphillippo. 🇺🇸

    Nuestra Señora del Viaje Inverso
    Years ago I would wander around this particular neighborhood in Mexico City with friends and marvel at how magnificent the architecture was. Equally impressive was how many of these structures were left to decline for …
    By Johnny Sanphillippo, 829 words

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  8. Holy Mountain: A Blog about Our Common Life
    “Commentary on public policy, place and social relations.” By Bruce Nesmith. 🇺🇸

    Maple Syrup Festival 2023
    A sure sign of spring, even on a blustery overcast day, is the annual Maple Syrup Festival at Indian Creek Nature Center. This year was the 40th such event, so we had even more reason …
    By Bruce Nesmith, 443 words

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  9. Places Journal
    “Public scholarship on architecture, landscape, and urbanism.” 🇺🇸

    Princeton | Places Urban Imagination Prize Winner
    Urban planning scholar Dasha Kuletskaya is the recipient of the latest Princeton | Places Urban Imagination Prize, the theme of which is “Solidarities.” Read on Places Journal
    By Places Editors, 34 words

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  10. Southeast Asia construction, transport, and infrastructure
    “Transport and urban development in Southeast Asia.” By James Clark. 🇻🇳

    Cable cars in Southeast Asia
    Cable cars are not a common sight in Southeast Asia, though there are plans for new cable cars around the region. The exception is in Vietnam, where there are more cable cars than in every …
    By James Clark, 2,454 words

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  11. Strong Towns
    “We produce content that analyzes the failures of the post-war North American development pattern while giving citizens the knowledge and tools to start making our places better today.” 🇺🇸

    Attorney General Demands Transparency From Oklahoma Turnpike Authority
    Residents gather to protest the actions of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. (Source: Pike Off OTA.) A few months ago, Strong Towns reported that Oklahoma residents took the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) to court, arguing that …
    By Asia Mieleszko, 440 words

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  12. The Urbanist
    “Examining urban policy to improve cities and quality of life.” 🇺🇸

    Mayor Harrell Unveils $970 Million Housing Levy Proposal
    Hamstrung by rising building costs, Seattle’s seven-year levy would fund 3,000 affordable homes. The Seattle Housing Levy is due for renewal this year, and Mayor Bruce Harrell unveiled a $970 million proposal on Thursday that …
    By Doug Trumm, 1,181 words

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