urbanism

Links for May 20th through May 25th

by Mel Starrs on May 26, 2011

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These are my links for May 20th through May 25th: Wind power better managed as National Grid upgrades forecasting – 25 May 2011 – News from BusinessGreen – “Under an old system dubbed Windy Miller, after the windmill owner from children’s TV series Camberwick Green, the grid company could predict with 85% reliability. The new […]

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Links for July 23rd through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 28, 2010

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These are my links for July 23rd through July 27th: Worldchanging: Bright Green: Transition Towns or Bright Green Cities? – Read the whole article: “That sort of casual eagerness for the death of others is appalling. Worse, the strategy implicit in this vision of transitioning — that there can be local soft landings in the […]

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Links for June 29th through July 1st

by Mel Starrs on July 6, 2010

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These are my links for June 29th through July 1st: Gentrification and Its Discontents – Magazine – The Atlantic – "Zukin declares that she “resent[s] everything Starbucks represents,” which really means that her urban ideal is the cool neighborhood at the moment before the first Starbucks moves in, an ever-more-fleeting moment. Indeed, what has changed […]

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Links for April 21st from 16:49 to 17:46

by Mel Starrs on April 24, 2010

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These are my links for April 21st from 16:49 to 17:46: Bring back Victorian values | Architecture | Art and design | The Observer – "A generation of young architects has grown up and been given the opportunity to prove their worth. British architecture was stagnant in the early 90s and now it's not, for […]

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Links for April 7th through April 8th

by Mel Starrs on April 9, 2010

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These are my links for April 7th through April 8th: Bleak and tortured: Kapoor’s Orbit is hardly an Olympic ideal | Building Blog – “the fact that Kapoor’s works seems to have garnered criticism from critics and the public alike renders it, in this regard at least, unique. what does it say? And this perhaps […]

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Links for July 26th through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 31, 2009

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These are my links for July 26th through July 27th: International Green Construction Code (IGCC) Now in the Works| News | Architectural Record – International in the same way the World Series is a global baseball competition: "On June 29, the American Institute of Architects, along with the International Code Council (ICC) and the American […]

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Links for July 14th through July 16th

by Mel Starrs on July 17, 2009

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These are my links for July 14th through July 16th: Sustainable Homes – This could open the doors for more LA's to impose CSH (and BREEAM?) levels for planning conditions: "Chelmsford Borough Council requires that Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3 is achieved as a planning condition for new buildings. The developer appealed against this […]

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Links for March 11th through March 15th

by Mel Starrs on March 17, 2009

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These are my links for March 11th through March 15th: The Building Futures Game – Building Futures – The Building Futures Game is the outcome of 3 years research and development work carried out by the Building Futures team, CABE and architectural practice AOC. The toolkit emerged through a shared desire as to how one […]

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