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  • Evolution’s City

    Evolution’s City

    The June 9 issue of the journal Nature (volume 474:146-149) has an interesting article about the work that evolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson is doing in Binghamton NY to improve life in that blighted city (the home of Binghamton University, Wilson’s […]

     
  • Culturing Community in Urban Design

    Culturing Community in Urban Design

    (A version of the following appeared in The Denver Post, co-authored with Kyle Cascioli, February 7, 2011). Former mayor Federico Peña once implored Denverites to “Imagine a Great City.”  The Denver Post is regularly filled with opinions about how we might […]

     
  • A Vision for Urban Anthropology

    It has become commonplace to view cities as cultural artifacts that reflect and reproduce human relationships, values, and aspirations. Intercultural Urbanism is an interdisciplinary approach to urban design and planning that takes stock of the cultural values that shape how […]