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  1. Jan 2021
    1. Over the last decade, degrowth has offered a concrete alternative to eco-modernization, projecting a society emancipated from the environmentally destructive imperative of competition and consumption. Urban development is the motor of economic growth; cities are therefore prime sites of intervention for degrowth activists. Nevertheless, the planning processes that drive urban development have yet to be questioned from a degrowth perspective.
  2. Jul 2020
  3. May 2020
    1. urban farming feeding millions when there is little other choice
    2. Modern cities weren’t designed to cope with life during a pandemic, and this upside-down way of living has turned them into “a disorganised array of disconnected bedrooms and studios”
  4. Feb 2017
  5. Apr 2016
    1. It feels like a carefully crafted downtown, full of many different things but where building codes have enforced a standardization of design.

      I love love love this geographic analogy: Facebook Stream as New Urbanism.