All posts tagged Urban Environment

Transparent Walls: The Work of Do Ho Suh

Four graduate students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison share their reflections on the work of Do Ho Suh.

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Edgy Stuff: November 2016 Recommendations

November 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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Life after the Olympics: Housing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Far beyond the global spotlight of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, uneven housing policies have reconfigured the city’s social landscape.

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From White Privilege to White Supremacy: An Illustrated Interview with Laura Pulido

Pursuing environmental justice requires recognizing the varied forms of racism.

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April 2016 Recommendations

Edgy Stuff: April 2016 Recommendations

April 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.

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The Urban Buzz: Pollinator Protection in Madison, Wisconsin

A variety of bees inhabit urban spaces alongside us. In Madison, efforts are underway to improve habitats for the pollinators.

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The Flint Water Crisis: A Special Edition Environment and Health Roundtable

The Flint water crisis sounds a call not just to address the immediate emergency, but to consider the larger legacies to which it points. We’ve assembled a roundtable of noted scholars to contemplate this history, whose understanding, they suggest, is crucial to any broader solution.

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From Yavin’s Moon to the Pit of Carkoon: 7 Ways Space and Place Change How We Watch Star Wars

What do we notice if we watch Star Wars as a space epic?

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Everyday Paths of Water in the City

How do people encounter water every day in São Paulo, and how can those encounters suggest opportunities for dealing with water’s scarcity?

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“Nature led the way”: The legacy of city planner John Nolen

A new biography of one of the founders of city planning in the US connects urban reform efforts from the early twentieth century with today’s environmental issues.

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