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[URBAN NOTE] Five links about cities: noise, China, Central Asia, Bauhaus, suburbs

  • Guardian Cities notes the growing problem of noise pollution, and how it is the poor who suffer the most from this.
  • Guardian Cities shares photos depicting the scale of China’s urbanization and other transformations of the very land.
  • Guardian Cities shares photos of the apartment towers of post-Soviet Central Asia.
  • Citylab looks at how Bauhaus and the architects who belonged to that school tried to resist Naziism.
  • CityLab shares excerpts from Amanda Kolson Hurley’s new book Radical Suburbs, examining the real past and potential of suburbs for change.
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