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Building Resiliency in Canada
Canada’s National Building Code is receiving an update to address the many challenges posed by climate change. Visit our blog to learn more.
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How to Kill a City
“The fifth and last phase of gentrification is when neighborhoods aren’t just more friendly to capital than to people but cease being places to live a normal life.” — Peter Moskowitz How to Kill a City | CRC Research
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IN PRAISE OF MUNDANE NATURE: THE UNSUNG NATURE IN ALLEYWAYS AND BACKYARDS PLAYS AND IMPORTANT ROLE IN URBAN LIVES
IN PRAISE OF MUNDANE NATURE: THE UNSUNG NATURE IN ALLEYWAYS AND BACKYARDS PLAYS AND IMPORTANT ROLE IN URBAN LIVES | CRC Research
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MEETING ON THE EDGE: URBAN SPACES AND DIFFUSION OF THE NOVEL
MEETING ON THE EDGE: URBAN SPACES AND DIFFUSION OF THE NOVEL | CRC Research
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Patterns of Our Footsteps: Rhythms, Diversity, and Topophilia in Urban Landscapes
Patterns of Our Footsteps: Rhythms, Diversity, and Topophilia in Urban Landscapes | CRC Research
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Co.Design Archives
The Future Of Cities Is Hidden Beneath Their Streets
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Co.Design Archives
The Future Of Cities Is Hidden Beneath Their Streets
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Co.Design Archives
From the lost bike highways of England to the forgotten trolleys of the American South, some cities are looking to the past to plan the future.
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Why nature matters in our new urban world: Making the case for nature in cities
CityTalk | Post #1 – Why nature matters in our new urban world: Making the case for nature in cities
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Jeff Speck: America Has So Many Problems. Walkability Solves Most of Them. Speak speaks at @VCU for free tonight -- 10/24/13
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These Streets Were Made for Walking
Making cities walkable is an essential factor for building #communities. Check out this TED Talk to learn more.
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Semiotics of Space
This week's "Semiotics of Space" blog explores #Foucault and his famous 1967 lecture, "Of Other Spaces".
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What is Spatial Justice?
What is Spatial Justice? It's not a typo; it's a new and important way of thinking about social justice. Check out this short animated film to learn more. Created by CRC Research.
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Semiotics of Space
Exploring different concepts about space and geography in Semiotics of Space blog series.
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Long-term waterway and wetland protection on Ottawa's agenda | CBC News
A couple and their dog go for a cool down swim in the Ottawa River in Gatineau, Que. during a heat wave in July 2015.