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Katrina, Race and the Sorry State of the Planning Profession

By Tom Angotti Racism. If there is one thing that explains the post-Katrina catastrophe, it’s race. We all know about the gross..

April 26, 2006

Towards a Transformative View of Race: The Crisis and Opportunity of Katrina

By john a. powell, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Daniel Newhart and Eric Stiens “You simply get chills every time you see these poor..

April 26, 2006
Winter 2006  Progressive Community Design

Winter 2006 Progressive Community Design

FEATURES Politics With Poetry: The Quest for a Legitimate Architecture of Housing Michael Pyatok 7th Generation Connie Chung and Ann..

January 28, 2006

Origins of Community Design

By Henry Sanoff Community design stands for an alternative style of practice, based on the idea that professional technical knowledge is..

January 2, 2006

Diversity in Practice

By Kathy Dorgan Each community design center (CDC) has a unique and winning personality. The character of these participatory public..

January 2, 2006

Community Engagement

By Ron Shiffman Though the practice of community design has a history that includes over four decades of accomplishments, its contribution..

January 2, 2006

Politics with Poetry: The Quest for a Legitimate Architecture of Housing

By Michael Pyatok Individual vs. Collective In the early 1960s, some planners and architects began to question the obvious and..

January 2, 2006
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