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Design for Action - HBS Review

99% Invisible: Kowloon Walled City

This American Life: Lower 9-10

Data Mining Reveals the key to the Urban Condition

How Zoning Restrictions Make Segregation Worse

The Hidden Ways Urban Design Segregates The Poor

How Urban Design Perpetuates Racial Inequality—And What We Can Do About It

Missing Maps: nothing less than a human genome project for cities

Architects Design Just 2% of All Houses–Why?

Why the Future of Civic Architecture Lies in Small-Scale Structures

The Best Map Ever Made of America's Racial Segregation

Italian Neighbors Build a Social Network, First Online, Then Off

Mapping America's Appalling Affordable Housing Deficit

The Overwhelming Persistence of Neighborhood Poverty

Neighborhoods Can Shape Success—Down to the Level of a City Block

How architecture changes for the deaf

No one leaves home, Unless is the mouth of a Shark

People-focused urban planning is key to sustainable future, Pritzker Prize winning architect says at UN

Why Is It So Expensive To Be Poor?

Clint Smith : Place Matters

Rem Koolhaas: "Architecture Has A Serious Problem Today"

99% Invisible: The Arsenal of Exclusion

Race, Place and Tales From The Hood

Seeking Design Justice: The Only Response to the AIA


The Ones Who Stayed -

What Urban Design Can Actually Do to Address Police Violence - Brentin Mock

How Urban Design Perpetuates Racial Inequality (you already have this one but this is the original post) - Diana Budds

What Designers Should Do Now - Meg Miller

Architecture’s Two Percent - Justin Garrett Moore

Why We Need a New Word for “Blight” - Justin Garrett Moore

Can We Measure Impact From Design? - Impact Design Hub