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“Such lifestyles may appear marginally efficient, but they are, by and large, a convenient by-product of shifting social and ecological costs to those less privileged both locally and globally.” #altwoke #climate #environment #vegan
On New York’s crumbling public transit system and what might be done to fix it. “A more empowered MTA would mean fewer costs like that, but it would also have to mean a reduction in the fetishization of community input. As a public that has chosen Jane Jacobs over Robert Moses, we would have to get more comfortable with the idea that sometimes things won’t ...Read More
"degrowth offers a world in which the noise of commoditization quiets down, where self-worth isn't rooted in monetary value, and where you don't have to work to utter exhaustion to access basic necessities."
Wow. This reads like the start of a dystopian dark comedy novel. Such a sad, and likely portentous, fate for such a beautiful place.
I clearly remember the shock that was the sight of the Brooklyn House and its surroundings. 45 story is turning this pure NY typology into a monument
Real Life is on a roll these days. A great article about the WeWorkisation of cities.
Every affordable housing project is a rich developer's tax break, but it's hard to argue against senior living facilities — especially here.
Hudson yards was funded, in part, by bill eb5, a provision that offers foreign investors green cards in exchange for low interest loans. Once a strict (and still limited) law that allowed loans as low as 500,000 in exchange for job creation in “distressed” urban zones, these exceptions have been ...Read More
"The prospect of creating new acreage within shouting distance of Wall Street could quickly turn an environmental tool into a real estate boondoggle, raising the specter of an offshore Hudson Yards. Patchett insists that the city would rather create a park than a neighborhood, but that depends on whether the ...Read More
There is something interesting in this media coverage/controversy about the development of The Hudson Yards, in NYC. Its a good article with interesting parallels! But a bit of a miss in my opinion because there were never any mom'n-pop shops, or actually anything of the sort in The Hudson Yards, ...Read More
Astonishing view on this soon-to-become new museum of architecture, reminiscent of Dubaï or Abu Dhabi, a cynical and distopian move. But what a beautiful article, read it on your largest screen
As with any platform, of course @sidewalklabs' hyper-data-intensive smart city (Quayside, Toronto) is going to be "people centered," but who will it foremost serve
from a couple of years ago, but still, interesting speculations from bratton regarding the issue of sensation in AI urbanism, as well as, provocatively "augmented reality for crows, and artificial intelligence for insects"