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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 84–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Noam Shoked In 2014, architecture Professor Margaret Crawford and Associate Professor of Art Practice Anne Walsh taught the first University of California, Berkeley, Global Urban Humanities Initiative research studio course, called “No Cruising: Mobility and Identity in Los Angeles.” What occurred...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 34–44.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Christopher Hawthorne This interview with Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne was conducted by Boom editor Jon Christensen and Dana Cuff, a professor of architecture, urban design, and urban planning, and director of cityLAB at UCLA. Hawthrone is charged with covering new...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Berkeley students and Bulb residents to apply techniques of ethnography, contemporary archaeology, oral history, participatory mapping, mobile apps, botany, architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning to the study of the Bulb. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 58–64.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Colin Marshall The author tells of how he once loved the Case Study houses, commissioned from several modern architects by Arts & Architecture magazine in the years after World War II with the goal of developing a new style of housing in southern California, and why he eventually came to see...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 75–77.
Published: 03 March 2012
... content through the University of California Press s Rights and Permissions website, httpwww.ucpressjournals.com/reprintInfo.asp. DOI: 10.1525/boom.2012.2.1.75. Book Review: Design on the Edge, A Century of Teaching Architecture at the University of California Berkeley, edited by Waverly Lowell, Elizabeth...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 53–54.
Published: 03 March 2012
... experienced paternalistic and often exploitative care. Curb cuts for wheelchairs, for example, and audible crosswalk signals were installed throughout adjacent neigh- borhoods in Berkeley and Oakland. Raymond Lifchez, a professor of architecture at UC Berkeley, collaborated with members of the CIL to...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... genuine connection to the difficulties here. His most well known books, City of Quartz and The Ecology of Fear are unsparing in their assessments of those difficulties. He invited architectural educator and Director of UCLA’s cityLAB, Dana Cuff, and Dean of UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 40–49.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The mid-20th c. architecture and the murals designed by Diego Rivera, entitled “ Agua, Origen de la Vida ,” narrate the journey of water as it flows continuously from the indigenous past and into the modern present. Along the way, Rivera represents water as bridging distinct locations, cultures, and...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Landscape Architecture Professor Walter Hood asks students to examine the museum and its neighborhoods in order to come up with proposals for change. He works on projects ranging from city-scale master plans to site plans to art installations and is known for his focus on the human element in design. UC...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 80–83.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Cityscapes, offered Fall 2015, aiming to collect data about human activities too often ignored. As part of the interdisciplinary UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative, the class aimed to harness methods not just from city planning, engineering, and architecture, but from the humanistic disciplines...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 12–23.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Anthea M. Hartig In the summer of 1966, dance pioneer Anna Halprin and her husband, landscape architect Lawrence Halprin, embarked on a series of experimental, experiential, cross-disciplinary workshops in northern California that blurred the boundaries of architecture, choreography, ecology, music...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 108–115.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Geoff Nicholson A personal essay about visiting and living in the California desert, the architecture and art created there, and what does and doesn’t “belong” there. There are considerations of homesteader cabins, motels, “villains’ houses” and the author’s own ambivalent urges to own a piece of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Nate Berg This article examines the history and future of freeway design, tracking its evolution from early parkways to the Interstate Highway System to the potential freeways to come. A mix of infrastructure, architecture and landscape, freeways have had an indelible impact on urban development...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 71–75.
Published: 01 December 2014
... both the historic and contemporary aspects of the city through its architecture, signage, modes of transportation, and literary places. Daily attention to the sights, weather, seasons, change of light, construction, graffiti, juxtaposition of images, ephemera, and ironies of the city as seen from the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
.... Educated at UCSB, mostly under cultural and architectural historian Harold Kirker, he recently published The First American Evangelical: A Short Life of Cotton Mather (Eerdmans). D O U G L A S M C C U L L O H is an artist based in Southern California. He holds an MFA in photography and digital media from...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 39–51.
Published: 01 December 2016
... saw the shoulder-to-shoulder pastel houses, but inevitably, with a modernized, streamlined version interrupting the lines. In a certain way, visually, you could eavesdrop on conversa- tions that were going on via architecture. I wondered how long this unusual mix of ragtag, working-class, aspirational...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Arts Research Center. J O N A T H A N C R I S M A N is project director for the Urban Humanities Initiative at University of California, Los Angeles; director of No Style, a design and publishing practice; and with Jia Gu he forms LA-BOR, an interdisciplinary art and architecture studio. D A N A C U F...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2016
... University of California Berkeley and Los Angeles. While the LA School was critical, situated in social science, urban planning, and geography, another movement has emerged as more speculative, generative, and future-oriented. It brings urban planning, art, architecture, and the humanities to bear on...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... participa- tion of the environmental design disciplines, including architecture, urban and regional planning, and landscape and environmental design. Indeed, some argue that both as a discipline and as a practice, architecture became hybrid early on. In lectures delivered during the 1990s, later pub- lished...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... from architecture, city planning, landscape architecture, and the humanities in order to create much-needed, transforma- tional urban practices. Under the auspices of a Mellon Foundation international program aimed at encouraging multidisciplinary dialogue and pedagogy focused on cities,2 California is...