Category Archives: Buildings

Low Income Solutions

Over the last couple of months I’ve had the opportunity to learn a lot about current initiatives designed to help low income neighborhoods in U.S. cities. It’s been a bit of a crash course but one I’m excited about. Sustainable … Continue reading

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In the class I’m teaching this semester, Cities and the Environment, we’ve been debating the merits of urbanization from a sustainability perspective. One thing that is becoming clear is that density matters — it helps to determine the efficiency of … Continue reading

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Claymation for change

When I was in Mexico City this summer I spent a day in a neighborhood called Iztapalapa. This is the quintessentially poor area of the city. A friend was helping with a project some students from UAM Iztapalapa were working … Continue reading

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