Category Archive: Politics

Why a Museum of the Future now, in Mexico

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This is a guest post from Kate Balug, an artist and producer of cultural urban projects. Her current research includes an examination of critical imagination as a tool to redefine urban paradigms, intervention… Continue reading

Who We’re Listening To…Caesar McDowell and the Intelligent, Equitable City

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Not too long ago, at a forum sponsored by the National Building Museum, the Rockefeller Foundation, and IBM on “Intelligent Cities,” Caesar McDowell delivered a presentation touching on three projected trends of future global… Continue reading

Planning and Protest, Or, Freedom is Not Square

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Last Friday in Egypt, Tahrir Square played host to violent clashes between protesters and military forces. An image quite distinct from the ones we watched a little over two months ago, when Egyptians… Continue reading