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Union Pacific Railroad's Houston Wood Preserving Works site at 4910 Liberty Road. Photo by the author.
Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Environment

A Community's Burden

June 10, 2022
Mai Okimoto
Unidentified construction workers at work on the Rice Institute Residence Halls and Commons, c. 1912. Rice University Photograph Files, 1910-2015, UA 363. Courtesy Woodson Research Center, Rice University.
Racial Equity, Preservation, Place, Interview, Houston

Unveiling the Layers: Interview with the Racial Geography Project

May 16, 2022
Fabiola López-Durán and Adrienne Rooney
The Harris County Commissioner Precincts Unity Map. Courtesy Houston in Action.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Events, Environment

A Community Effort to Redistrict Harris County

March 28, 2022
Houston in Action
The World Around. Photo by Ed Marshall © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York.
Architecture, Public Space, Reviews, Racial Equity, News, Events, Environment, Design

A World Beyond TED Talks

March 11, 2022
Anna Gibertini
Midtown Terrace Suites. Photo by Sean Fleming.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

What Happens at the Margins?

February 10, 2022
Kaede Polkinghorne
Jimmy Castillo, "Mendoza's Bakery," 2018, digital inkjet print, 20 × 30 in.
Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment

Northside Corrido

February 2, 2022
Jimmy Castillo
John Biggers, "Four Seasons," 1990, from “The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse” at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. (John T. Biggers Estate/VAGA at Artists Rights Society).
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Environment

The South Speaks

January 27, 2022
Amarie Gipson
Virgil Abloh in the Farnsworth House. Photograph by Richard Anderson. Via Kaleidoscope.
Architecture, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Other Cities, News, Design

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December 3, 2021
Max Bravo & Leyuan Li
Galveston Island State Park.
Public Space, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Place, News, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Environment, Design

Surging Ahead

November 20, 2021
Kristen Schlemmer
At Cherry Creek Innovation Center, the culinary learning labs seamlessly connect to student dining which is immediately adjacent to the Hospitality & Tourism spaces which increases exposure between programs. Photo by Bill Timmerman. Courtesy DLR Group.
Architecture, Public Space, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Other Cities, Environment, Design

New Educational Environments for New Pedagogies

November 4, 2021
Rebeca Carranza-Hicks, Marilyn Denison, Taryn Kinney
"Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of US and Canadian Transit," by Christof Spieler. Second edition, 2021. Published by Island Press.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Falling in Love with Trains, Buses, People—Again

October 27, 2021
John Surico
Still from Solange, "Cranes in the Sky."
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Reviews, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Do Nothing Without Intention

October 19, 2021
Sheila Mednick