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Boom. 2016; 6380–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.80
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; 6134–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.1.34
Published: 01 March 2016
... it s mass transit, places to walk, more ambitious public architecture, innovative multifamily hous- ing, or more forward-looking city and regional planning we actually produced in really remarkable quantities in the prewar decades. In the DNA of the city s history is some- thing before the car and...
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Boom. 2016; 63110–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.110
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. 2015; 5150–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.50
Published: 01 March 2015
...Elizabeth Logan Planners of San Francisco’s 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition wanted to present their city as the center of an American empire that stretched from Maine to the Philippines. The fair’s head landscape engineer John McLaren and his team spent three years planning and...
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Boom. 2013; 3446–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.46
Published: 01 December 2013
...Eve Bachrach This essay discusses Never Built Los Angeles and Unbuilt San Francisco , two exhibits that presented plans for neighborhoods, buildings, and transit infrastructure that were considered for each city but never built. It considers the similarities and differences that have spurred and...
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Boom. 2015; 5228–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.2.28
Published: 01 June 2015
... comes from, what we owe the land and communities, and our moral, economic, and political relationships. In this interview she discusses her work, including recent and forthcoming projects such as Not A Cornfield, 100 Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct, and Bending the River Back into the City —the...
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Boom. 2016; 6416–27 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.16
Published: 01 December 2016
... in War on Details from the mural Mission Makeover (2012) by Lucia Ippolito and Tirso Araiza. 18 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM Poverty initiatives and urban redevelopment, many Mission Latinos resisted the plan to build two Bay Area Rapid Trans- portation (BART) stops in the neighborhood. In city...
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Boom. 2016; 6434–38 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.34
Published: 01 December 2016
... those under thirty-five. Many say that California s fifth largest city has always suffered from an identity crisis. Others say that this is not necessarily a bad thing. Equidistant from Los Angeles and the Bay Area, Fresno attracts citizens from its larger cousins who find themselves fed up with hour...
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Boom. 2016; 6470–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.70
Published: 01 December 2016
... and humanities for learning, for critical thinking, and for engagement with wider societal concerns. Consistent with California s rich literary tradition, Gioia has contributed in many ways, with California Poetry: From the Gold Rush to the Present (Heyday), The Misread City (Red Hen), his essay...
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Boom. 2016; 6474–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.74
Published: 01 December 2016
... California, Irvine; the Malibu campus of Pepperdine University; the urban plan of Irvine; and the unfulfilled island plan for Santa Catalina Island. His most iconic buildings in California are San Francisco s Transamerica Pyramid, the spider-like Theme Building at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), and...
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Boom. 2016; 6480–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.80
Published: 01 December 2016
... alongside a community kitchen to feed those who were in the greatest need. Over the protests of sugar plan- tation owners and cattle ranchers worried that thirsty squat- ters would squander water needed for agribusiness, the Secretary of Public Works provided water pipes. The pipes were installed, and a...
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Boom. 2016; 6439–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.39
Published: 01 December 2016
... breeze, the one that so many consider the signature of West Coast Cool School jazz, was just like my father, Pennsylvania-born. I grew up on those shadows. Those slapstick shorts were filmed on the Culver City streets where I played. I read stacks of those hard-boiled paperbacks Detective Marlowe and his...
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Boom. 2016; 6312–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.12
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...
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Boom. 2016; 6358–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.58
Published: 01 September 2016
... | F A L L 20 16 59 Francisco s Henry George not Karl Marx explained rather magnificently, you cannot reform urban space without con- trolling land values. Zoning and city planning the Progres- sive tools for creating the City Beautiful either have been totally co-opted to serve the market or died the...
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Boom. 2016; 63100–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.100
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jonathan Banfill; Angélica Becerra; Jeannette Mundy What role should California’s public universities play in addressing borders—transnational, as well as those among and within cities? This essay highlights the need to develop tools that will enable alternative way to produce knowledge—one that...
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Published: 01 September 2016
... planning with the goal of improving accessibility in cities. A N T H O N Y J . C A S C A R D I is dean of Arts and Humanities at the University of California, Berkeley, and professor of comparative literature, rhetoric, and Spanish. He is former director of the Townsend Center for the Humanities and of the...
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Boom. 2016; 63v–vi doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.v
Published: 01 September 2016
... starts off with manifestos from lead co-principal investigators of these UC initiatives. For the UC Berkeley Global Urban Humanities Initiative, Anthony J. Cascardi, dean of Arts and Humanities, and Michael Dear, professor emeritus of city and regional planning in Berkeley s College of Environmental...
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Boom. 2016; 6350–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.50
Published: 01 September 2016
... member of the Black Arts Committee. He praised the plan Bearden had sent, explaining we as representatives of the Black community are thoroughly satisfied with your proposed sketch for the mural to be completed in the chambers of the Berkeley City Hall. We feel that you have adequately expressed Black...
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Boom. 2016; 6394–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.94
Published: 01 September 2016
... cities” mediated through travel, migration and the circulation of images, goods, and ideas. In more recent years, a transnational perspective has gained favor in urban studies, arising in response to criticism that comparative urbanism suffers from a static perception of the urban. Transnational...
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Boom. 2016; 63120–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.120
Published: 01 September 2016
... with bricks the fundamental quality of porous- ness and permeability. Intellectual and pedagogical initiatives such as Urban Humanities are based on and inspired by these principles. In the same way in which contemporary LA is now aligning itself with the global cities of the Pacific Rim, contemporary...