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Boom. 2016; 6368–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.68
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; 6312–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.12
Published: 01 September 2016
... the city as an object of study intrinsically carries implications about action and about the future. This manifesto offers a call to action for scholars to become engaged, creative urban practitioners. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 creative practices LA River the...
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Boom. 2016; 6380–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.80
Published: 01 September 2016
...Greg Niemeyer With Brittney Silva’s tragic May 2014 death fresh in everyone’s memory, the city of San Leandro began collaboration efforts between them and University of California, Berkeley to do something to make the city safer for pedestrians. A course was developed at UC Berkeley called Sensing...
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Boom. 2016; 63120–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.120
Published: 01 September 2016
... porous nature. Is it possible to decolonize knowledge? If so, the studio courses it develops will have profound implications for the role of the classroom, syllabus, and for rethinking and developing new knowledge and practices. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 ancient...
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Boom. 2016; 61v–vi doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.v
Published: 01 March 2016
...Jon Christensen © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 F R OM T H E E D I T O R S D E S K T O P California needs a major software update. We re pretty much stuck with the hardware that s made life possible here for millions of people: the tremendous water and power...
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Boom. 2016; 614–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.4
Published: 01 March 2016
... drought in California, it was some-times hard to tell much was amiss. Dirt-lined canals in northern California werefilled to the brim with water destined to irrigate thousands of hectares of rice, sunflowers, peaches, corn, soybeans, and all manner of California s agricultural cor- nucopia. Unlike in the...
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Boom. 2016; 6170–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.70
Published: 01 March 2016
... the University of California 2016 Los Angeles Los Angeles River Bowtie Parcel Clockshop California State Parks urban art Amigos de los Rios Madrid Middle School billboards LA Open Acres LA2050 Farm LA Free Lots Los Angeles Community Health Councils urban farming farming CicLAvia...
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Boom. 2016; 6134–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.34
Published: 01 March 2016
... think the conversation is changing. The conversation around climate change sees densification, urbanization as part of the solution. And think about water. The New York Times did a piece about whether the water crisis and climate change and all of these shifts meant the end of the California dream, the...
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Boom. 2016; 6145–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.45
Published: 01 March 2016
... throughout California and beyond. By understanding the development and design of freeways over the decades, we can better determine what we want this infrastructure to become in the near future. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Freeways infrastructure parkways freeway...
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Boom. 2016; 6165–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.65
Published: 01 March 2016
... greywater systems could be worth the expense because they might add equity and resale value to a home. From the least expensive of Home Depot terra-cotta accents, to the most lush and ostentatious water-guzzling tropical gardens, basic bungalows helped make legible a frenzied human ecology across California...
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Boom. 2016; 6124–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.24
Published: 01 March 2016
... curb bulb-outs to increase safety by lowering traffic speeds. Some of California s own largest policy initiatives are at odds with each other. The state will require net-zero housing by 2020 and net-zero commercial buildings by 2030, meaning these buildings will use the same amount of energy as they...
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Boom. 2015; 5414–19 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.4.14
Published: 01 December 2015
... discusses ways that native Californians have found ways to once again strengthen those ties, such as the Bole Maru, or Dream Dance. The religion contains elements of older beliefs and ceremonies, but increasingly puts more stress on the afterlife. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California...
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Boom. 2015; 5332–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.32
Published: 01 September 2015
... affluence enables California to come up with these things. And then just the diverse population. We could talk about so many things. I ll bet if you just went down the list of environmental problems water. There s a lot going on in California with desalination experi- ments. The only other place that s...
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Boom. 2015; 5360–75 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.3.60
Published: 01 September 2015
...Bruce Barcott On a tour of the Ivanpah Solar Power Facility in California’s Mojave Desert, the author discusses the risks and potential benefits of large solar farms like this one. The article is accompanied by stunning black and white photographs of the Ivanpah facility by Jamey Stillings...
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Boom. 2015; 5228–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.28
Published: 01 June 2015
... waterwheel she plans to build for a spur of the Los Angeles River that will sit adjacent to her studio on the edge of Los Angeles’s Chinatown. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Lauren Bon Metabolic Studio Annenberg Foundation art Los Angeles water Bending the River...
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Boom. 2015; 51106–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.106
Published: 01 March 2015
...-influenced cyborg, anarchist collectives, cities gone mad with class division, and a map of San Francisco’s new archipelago, created by the inevitable rising waters of a warmer world. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Sea-level rise global warming class conflict anarchism...
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Boom. 2015; 5195–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.95
Published: 01 March 2015
...Alex Steffen An interview with Alex Steffen, a futurist and native Californian. Steffen, a self-described optimist, is nevertheless deeply worried about the inertia he has found in his home state. The power of the past—which, it turns out, has much to do with the California dream—weighs on the...
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Boom. 2014; 4464–70 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.64
Published: 01 December 2014
... Depression. Based at the University of California Berkeley Department of Geography, the project has both preservation and public policy components, demonstrating the many immediate and long-term benefits of Roosevelt’s stimulus programs in contrast to the damage wrought by neoliberal austerity. © 2014 by...
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Boom. 2014; 4437–45 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.4.37
Published: 01 December 2014
...Brock Winstead This article recounts the history of the author's house and surrounding area in the Golden Gate neighborhood of Oakland, California, from the pre-colonial era to the present. The article emphasizes the repeated instances of displacement of one class of residents by another...
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Boom. 2014; 4351–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.51
Published: 01 September 2014
... burning practices of the Plains Miwok people in California have historically affected tribal livelihoods. The article also suggests how returning fire to the land could affect California Indian communities and cultures in the present and into the future. In addition to looking at the traditional uses of...