Controlling pollutions through disinfection, rather than preventing them outright, marked a critical feature of the chemical revolution that crested in the 1770s.
François Jarrige and Thomas Le Roux | Nov 20
The notion of arid lands as ‘wastelands’ derives largely from colonial assumptions — assumptions that continue to harm the world’s drylands and impact the lives of millions of people.
Diana K. Davis | Aug 24
Recycling may be an imperfect solution for an imperfect world, but it is no less valuable as a point of potential environmental engagement.
Finn Arne Jørgensen | Jul 20
“We live in one way, and we think in another. We learn to think in parallel. It’s a skill, an art of living.”
Kari Marie Norgaard | Jun 19
Drawn with wit and grace, Krier's clever sketches reveal scandalous elements of architectural practices and ideology.
Léon Krier | May 11
A rehashed narrative about waste dumping is only blinding the public to far more massive consequences of mining and manufacturing.
Josh Lepawsky | Mar 2
Mayors and their municipal staff should not be considered visionaries, but a coordinated team of managers and janitors.
Alain Bertaud | Feb 27
A lexicon of landscape as word, concept, and path to discoveries.
John R. Stilgoe | Dec 30, 2019
Urbanization and the spread of artificial light are transforming life for all of earth's species, bringing about a host of unintended consequences.
Christopher Preston | Nov 19, 2019
In contrast to the noisy and diverse city, the suburbs were seen as spacious, segregated, and quiet — a much more promising state of affairs to corporations bent on expansion.
Louise A. Mozingo | Nov 15, 2019