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Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings

[URBAN NOTE] Five links on cities: urban growth, concrete, deafness, broken windows, vistas

  • CBC reports on how, around the world, the construction of new cities is imagined as a kickstarter for economic growth. Is this correct?
  • Guardian Cities points to suggestions as to how science fiction suggests futures for cities not involving concrete.
  • CityLab considers how cities can be built for the benefit of deaf people, looking at recent work in Washington D.C.
  • CityLab notes the problems of the broken windows theory that has girded much urban policing.
  • Guardian Cities looks at how cities around the world try to preserve the integrity of their iconic views.
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