Category Archive: Politics

Why a Museum of the Future now, in Mexico


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


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


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