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Post-Industrial Artistic Renaissance in Detroit

Post-Industrial Artistic Renaissance in Detroit   In the latter part of the last century, we began a collective de-industrialization process that will likely last for a century or more. Post-industrial changes are likely to be more noticeable in cities where heavy industrial efforts have been increasingly prominent since the beginning of the industrial revolution. In 2007, […]

Urban Gardening

  In 2007, the number of people living in the cities of the Earth for the first time ever began to exceed the number living in the countryside. This trend is expected to continue, and as the population expands will inflame the competition for critical resources. In some cases, competition between cities and farmers for […]

Redesigning Cities For The 22nd Century

    In 2007, for the first time in the history of the world, the numbers of people living in cities began to exceed those living in the countryside. As we live longer, we reduce birth rate. Most people move beyond child-bearing years and the median age of the population will increase substantially as well. […]