Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

Post by FangKC » Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:42 am

Blame the Banks for All Those Boring Chain Stores Ruining Your City

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/ ... -your-city

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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

Post by joshmv » Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:44 am

This may not belong here, it's just too cool not to post...

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/trave ... per-yemen/

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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

Post by tskev » Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:11 am

Very Interesting. Gotta love the British spelling of "Sprint Centre"

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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

Post by FangKC » Mon May 15, 2017 3:11 pm

Marriott hotels turn to prefab for more efficient construction

https://www.curbed.com/2017/5/15/156383 ... nstruction

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Post by chingon » Sat May 05, 2018 11:57 am

Apropos that the first image is of supposedly-beautiful Vancouver’s monotonous glass wall waterfront.

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Post by shinatoo » Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:49 am

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Quocunque Jeceris Stabit

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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

Post by FangKC » Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:35 am

Why America’s New Apartment Buildings All Look the Same
These buildings are in almost every U.S. city. They range from three to seven stories tall and can stretch for blocks. They’re usually full of rental apartments, but they can also house college dorms, condominiums, hotels, or assisted-living facilities. Close to city centers, they tend toward a blocky, often colorful modernism; out in the suburbs, their architecture is more likely to feature peaked roofs and historical motifs. Their outer walls are covered with fiber cement, metal, stucco, or bricks.
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https://www.bloomberg.com/businessweek

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