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by Marshall Mayer last modified Aug 17, 2012 09:05 AM
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The Children & The Soldiers

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:04 AM
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Three views from Iraq:If the clips above are extremes on a spectrum of interaction, I have a feeling the one below is more representative of day-to-day life in Iraq. They explode a can of Pepsi, exchange gifts, have a plum fight, and finally debate their [...]

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New Urban Cartography

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:03 AM
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We have a couple of reports from the urban cartography department today, followed by some personal thoughts about the kind of futures this new urban cartography might be pointing to.First up is truliaHindsight, which maps the growth of cities over time [...]

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BLYGAD 2.0: Predicting the present to better design the future.

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Over the course of the day I often come across 6 or 7 items that I wish I had time to write about here on BLYGAD, but I've always felt pressured by the format to only post here when I had the time to do something substantiative, which can leave this place [...]

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Extreme divides between rich & poor

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:55 AM
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Disparity manifest in land use patterns pulled together by the always interesting deputydog.The first two come to us from Caracas, Venezuela.This one is taken on the edge of the Paraisopolis Favela in Morumbi, Sau Paulo.Full post here. Thanks [...]

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The role of design in global, social, & humanitarian crisis

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:54 AM
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The lovely Cassie Neu on why design matters and our approach to it here at Architecture for Humanity: Minnesota - let it be local, let it be sustainable, let it be appropriate, let it be collaborative.Recorded on May 2nd, 2007 at Solutions Volume 1 in [...]

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Friday Photography | National Geographic's International Photography Contest

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:50 AM
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Amazing work over at the winner's page. These are some of my favorites:Happy [...]

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Hey there old friend...

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:10 AM
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... it's been a while. I apologize for the lack of posts lately but I've been a bit busy as of late. Here's the quick version:Solutions Twin Cities (my other labor of love) put together two events over the past two and a half months. The first, at the [...]

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Prefab or Prefad?

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:48 AM
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The always thought provoking Witold Rybczynski has compiled a short slide show essay on why the modernist prefab movement hasn't caused the architectural revolution so many are hoping for. (coughDwellcough)The, in my opinion, superbly designed LV Home by [...]

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Report from the field: Hindu Temple Charrette

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 03:00 AM
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AFH MN member and charrette participant Maureen Ness has this report for us:Members of AFH MN and members of the Hindu Temple of Minnesota convened on the evening of October 12th and morning of October 13th to engage in a design charrette for a Garden of [...]

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Friday Photography | AFHMN in Sri Lanka

by Colin from blog like you give a damn  (design blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:58 AM
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As reported earlier, 4 lucky AFHMNers recently took a trip to Sri Lanka to represent Architecture for Humanity: Minnesota at the grand opening of a new community center in the new village of Hikkaduwa.Read more about our community center project with the [...]

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