Lewis Mumford

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Name: Lewis Mumford
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Will Today's Solutions Become Tomorrow's Problems?

I won't condemn the past to praise the present. Progress! Some shout that word as if we drive on a straight smooth road to our predestined ever-better future. Hogwash.Take immigration, for example. Is there anyone who will say that now at the start of ... [Published Hartford Courant - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Memory vs. storage

Posted:Friday, August 15, 2014, 1:08 AMBy Michael HarrisRecently, one of the entrepreneurship programs hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology produced the beginnings of a website called "Eterni.me," which inspired much chatter, online and ... [Published Philadelphia Inquirer - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

New York's Twilight Zone: Inside Roosevelt Island's Concrete Townscape

The METROPOLIS BlogDavid TurturoSert, Jackson & Associate’s Eastwood housing complex, as seen from QueensAll photos courtesy  Addison GodelIn our last post , we questioned the ongoing conversation about concrete buildings in our cities. Now, we zero in ... [Published Metropolis Magazine - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Celebrated urbanist and planner Peter Hall dies

Peter Hall, the celebrated planner, urbanist and geographer, has diedThe Bartlett Professor of Planning and Regeneration and president of the Town and Country Planning Association was 82.He was widely recognised as the most influential planning expert ... [Published Building.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

The Louisiana Swamp Doctor Gained Distinction as a Chronicler of the American Frontier

Perhaps the most extraordinary member of our family was Henry Clay Lewis, the 7th child of David Lewis and Rachel Salomon Lewis, born in Charleston, South Carolina in 1825. In his short quarter-century lifetime, Henry struggled mightily to survive many ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Joel and Amy Einstein Spingarn , White Jewish Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement

August 24-26, in the year of 1916 was an auspicious one for leaders of Afro-American civil rights. On the grounds of a fine country estate in Amenia , New York called Troutbeck, purchased by David Einstein for his daughter Amy and her husband, Joel Spingarn, ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cept quartet to present Sanand vision in Argentina

AHMEDABAD: American historian Lewis Mumford believed that 'cities are theatres of social action' where humans interact, share and progress with each other. The neglect for years has brought us to cities of today where social life has no place.Emphasizing ... [Published Times of India - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Playing in Traffic

New Yorkers have found numerous ways to ignore the highway-centered city of Robert Moses.John HockenberryIllustration by Adam LucasIt is a curiosity of modern urban life that the more cars crowd into cities, the more they become invisible. It’s a great ... [Published Metropolis Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Urban Computing, Part II

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Will Today's Solutions Become Tomorrow's Problems? [Published Hartford Courant - Aug 27 2014]
Memory vs. storage [Published Philadelphia Inquirer - Aug 15 2014]
New York's Twilight Zone: Inside Roosevelt Isla... [Published Metropolis Magazine - Aug 05 2014]
Celebrated urbanist and planner Peter Hall dies [Published Building.co.uk - Jul 31 2014]
Joel and Amy Einstein Spingarn , White Jewish L... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
The Louisiana Swamp Doctor Gained Distinction a... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 31 2014]
Cept quartet to present Sanand vision in Argentina [Published Times of India - Jul 24 2014]
Playing in Traffic [Published Metropolis Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
Urban Computing, Part II [Published IEEE Spectrum - Mar 26 2014]
The Illusions of Charles Montgomery's Happy Cit... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Feb 06 2014]
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Urban Computing, Part II [Published IEEE Spectrum - Mar 26 2014]
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The Illusions of Charles Montgomery's Happy Cit... [Published Newgeography.com - Economic, demographic, and p ... - Feb 06 2014]
This is the second of a two-part series discussing Charles Mongomery's Happy City. Read part one here . ‘The system that built sprawl’ Montgomery faces the hurdle of explaining why, if low-density suburbs cause unhappiness, so many millions of ...
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