A Guardian article on some of the problem – social and structural – associated with the recent attempts to “green” major metropolitan areas.
An excellent article in Politico about why the 2 inches of snow in Atlanta was so disastrous….
This is an article from The Guardian on the impact of Syria’s civil war on it’s urban infrastructure over the last two years…when you look at it, remember to think about the human cost that accompanies this kind of destruction
As last week, please reblog and write at least 500 words about how these representations of the baroque period of European urban development relate to our lectures from this week.
Please reblog this and write 500 words of discussion about what you see and how it relates to the lecture we had on classical and ancient cities last week. Your thoughts should be posted by midnight on Sunday January 26th. Feel free to comment on each others’ posts…
This is one of the many houses that have been abandoned in central Detroit as the city lost first its wealthy residents and then suffered an overall population decline as industry left the city during and after the recession of the 1970s and 1980s. Write a line or two in response to this picture as an exercise in working with the blog. If you’re feeling adventurous, reblog it on your own site and make some comments there.