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

Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 5:05 pm
by pash
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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:42 am
by FangKC
Blame the Banks for All Those Boring Chain Stores Ruining Your City

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

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

Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:44 am
by joshmv
This may not belong here, it's just too cool not to post...

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

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

Posted: Sat Apr 08, 2017 2:12 pm
by pash
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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 11:11 am
by tskev
Very Interesting. Gotta love the British spelling of "Sprint Centre"

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

Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:57 pm
by pash
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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 3:11 pm
by FangKC
Marriott hotels turn to prefab for more efficient construction

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

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

Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 8:24 am
by grovester

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

Posted: Sat May 05, 2018 11:57 am
by chingon
Apropos that the first image is of supposedly-beautiful Vancouver’s monotonous glass wall waterfront.

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

Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:49 am
by shinatoo
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Re: Urbanism, architecture, transit, strawmen, etc.

Posted: Fri Feb 15, 2019 1:35 am
by FangKC
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