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Boom. 2016; 6358–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.3.58
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; 6452–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2016.6.4.52
Published: 01 December 2016
... experience rattled even a seasoned reporter who thrived on action. I went from a state of Cold Shock on Monday, to Fear on Tuesday, then Rage, and finally Hysteria which lasted for nearly a month he later wrote.10 Having built his reputation covering the Hells Angels, San Francisco hippies, and student...
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Boom. 2015; 5195–105 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2015.5.1.95
Published: 01 March 2015
... and fear of the human condition and of living on a single Earth and that it s just around the curve. And part of what planetary futurism a description I made up for the work I do is about is trying to acknowl- edge that almost all of the conditions that will be present in the future are things we can...
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Boom. 2014; 43113–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.113
Published: 01 September 2014
... miles of freeways and strip malls. As Joe Linton artist, planner, dreamer, and lover of the LA River explained to us, LA was transformed from a city born out of its river, to a city in fear of its river, to a city that forgot it even had a river. As a result, a place that is chronically short of water...
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Boom. 2014; 4360–69 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.60
Published: 01 September 2014
... necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not just as fountains of timber and irrigation waters, but as fountains of life7 Preserving nature is a life-sustaining quid pro quo. Muir feared that state and local governments could be induced by powerful special interests to sell off the...
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Boom. 2014; 43134–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.134
Published: 01 September 2014
... Austin had good basis for their fears. An enraged grizzly could race through the chaparral at the speed of a galloping horse; a member of Henry Stewart s hunting party described the big bear charging and parting the manzanita and scrub oak like grass Almost unbelievably strong, magister also had plenty...
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Boom. 2014; 4395–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2014.4.3.95
Published: 01 September 2014
... large to me. I m standing in the doorway to the bedroom I would go on sharing with my brother for nearly twenty years. Then the last of the light goes from the room as if precipitated from the air. A presence is in the room, wonderful and terrible. My knees actually knock out of fear. The uncanny room...
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Boom. 2013; 3412–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.12
Published: 01 December 2013
..., birds, trees, even rocks. But Los Angeles alone has adopted an official nightmare writes Mike Davis in Ecology of Fear.2 San Francisco in 2259 in Star Trek: Into Darkness, Paramount Pictures, 2013. BOOM | W I N T E R 2013 13 Hollywood has perpetuated this dystopian vision of its own home in the...
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Boom. 2013; 3473–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.4.73
Published: 01 December 2013
... County towns. The peninsula towns are peaceful and provincial, where residents and tourists stroll through cypress groves and spot sea otters off the coast. The inland region is tumultuous, where big agriculture pollutes, gang violence claims young lives, and undocumented immigrants live in fear of...
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Boom. 2013; 3368–77 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.68
Published: 01 September 2013
... population, and a Los Angeles taking its place as a great metropolis. BOOM | F A L L 20 13 69 The attitude of Mulholland and his backers was that if fear- mongering and deceit on a monumental scale were neces- sary to build a monumental water works, so be it. Asked during the campaign what would happen if...
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Boom. 2013; 3386–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.3.86
Published: 01 September 2013
... Times, 26 June 1977. 4 Marc Reisner, Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Dis- appearing Water (New York: Viking Press, 1986). 5 Mike Davis, Ecology of Fear (New York: Vintage Books, 1998). 6 Ralph Shaffer, That desert myth: will it ever dry up LA Observed, 10 November 2003...
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Boom. 2013; 3156–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2013.3.1.56
Published: 01 May 2013
... the unrestricted space, not worrying about messing up the place, or fear of breaking something Visually the eye is assaulted by the mundaneness of the whole place dirty browns, boards patterned into muck, broken glass, cans, cast-off plastic bits, moldering cloth, forlorn bushes even the greens look...
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Boom. 2012; 2325–44 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.25
Published: 01 October 2012
... Southern California s growing populace with new recreational opportunities. Ironically, Californians began to appreciate the splendid desolation of their state s arid landscapes at the same time that most other Americans were becoming more fearful of the desert as an abstract idea. By the late 1930s, large...
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Boom. 2012; 2345–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.45
Published: 01 October 2012
...-century Placer County became a landscape of occupation, racist violence, and fear: a place scarred by the genocide of native peoples by white colonizers, exploitation of immigrant labor in railroad construction, and forcible expulsion of Chinese immigrants and their families in the 1870s and 1880s. Then...
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Boom. 2012; 2362–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.3.62
Published: 01 October 2012
... Pearl Harbor, the US Forest Service unveiled a poster showing a grinning Japanese soldier holding a lit match. The text read careless matches aid the Axis and Prevent Forest Fires. Anxiety over an invasion of California had nurtured fears that the Japanese might send sappers to start fires...
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Boom. 2012; 2178–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.1.78
Published: 03 March 2012
... with different types of legitimate water claims, and to understand what incentives or fears might motivate each group to cooperate with or obstruct a particular design al- ternative. Many future water design decisions in California will be made in the context of complying with one or more environmental...
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Boom. 2012; 211–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2012.2.1.1
Published: 03 March 2012
... captured in a momen- tary, unlikely, Zen-like fusion. (The puzzled Detroit-based supplier of the industrial steel windows for the church was reluctant to send them west to California, fearing that May- beck had specified them in error.) Across from the church, in 1969 activists turned an empty lot awaiting...
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Boom. 2011; 1480–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/boom.2011.1.4.80
Published: 01 November 2011
... production and distribution, they often find themselves trapped, having told the Mexican DTOs where to send their earnings back in Mexico. Ringleaders then confirm a family connection, which all but enslaves the workers to these drug lords out of fear that a lack of acquiescence or loyalty will lead to the...