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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 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
... dingbats Downtown LA SCI-Arc Southern California Institute of Architecture Frank Gehry Richard Louv. mike davis A Boom Interview In conversation with Jennifer Wolch and Dana Cuff E ditor s Note: Chronicler of the California dark side and LA s underbelly,proclaiming a troubling, menacing reality...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... that could have almost as easily been broadcast online. The central hub was deftly designed by two SCI-Arc (Southern California Institute of Architecture) faculty and located on its campus but was almost certainly underfunded for its wider purposes. The design effectively deployed shape and interior...
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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 (2016) 6 (1): 65–69.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... Customization of the middle-class, single-unit home like the Southern California grown phenomenon of custom cars and hot rods rose from the realm of the weekend tinkerer and the informal economy. These acts of home improvement, like those of the driveway mechanic, freed the suburban home from its generic, mass...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 72–77.
Published: 01 December 2015
... place. We might even consider plays and musicals whether traditionally religious such as Godspell, or California-inflected such as Hair, with its proclamation of the Age of Aquarius and its naked call to Let the sunshine inas part of this tradition. Film, art, and architecture could each demand their...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 March 2015
... a daz- zling array of displays showing manufacturing processes, scientific discoveries, transportation methods, new-fangled technologies, and modern farming tools and techniques. Of all these, the last was critical in advancing the fair s portrayal of Southern California as a seat of empire and...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 50–61.
Published: 01 March 2015
... seem nearer to us than Chicago or St. Louis5 Sometimes the dialogues forecasted tensions between northern and southern California, as when a business in 1913 remarked, Los Angeles is western . . .we are not. We are the Coast6 These notions of California s abundance and of San Francisco as the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 64–70.
Published: 01 December 2014
... efforts bore fruit, we created a national network of regional associates in Maryland, Virginia, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Texas, Mississippi, and Southern California. By mid-2013, the project had a dozen research associates around the country, and that number grew to a total of thirty in more than half the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Immigrant Integration at the University of Southern California. She is the author or editor of nine books, the most recent of which is Paradise Transplanted: Migration and the Making of California Gardens. L U K E J A F F A R is an artist, pursuing a degree in Art at UCLA s School of the Arts and...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 86–94.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., and I obtained consent from the gardeners and institutional review board authorization from the University of Southern California, where I teach. Under what are known as human subject rules in academia, I promised to protect people s privacy through preserving their anonymity, so in this essay I...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 54–66.
Published: 01 December 2013
... sustainable imaginary, Southern California is its inverse: a dystopian nightmare of sprawl, smog, and reckless over- consumption. Ecotopia s promised land was based on a regional binary of North/South, with the dividing line drawn somewhere below San Jose. The Central Valley, meanwhile, is erased altogether...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 95–101.
Published: 01 September 2013
...: Reconceiving Water Scarcity as Design Opportunity Mapping a more absorbent landscape T hirty million people in the American West depend on snowmelt to grow food,slake their thirst, and run their towns, cities, and industries. Twenty-twomillion of them live in Southern California. As in many parts of the world...
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Boom (2013) 3 (3): 28–37.
Published: 01 September 2013
... China- town. It s a story marked equally by rapacious capitalism and vast public infrastructure projects, built on the trope of Southern California as a blank slate, where, as Charles Dudley Warner put it in the 1890s, nature seems to work Crowds gathering at the opening of the Los Angeles Aqueduct...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 82–86.
Published: 01 July 2013
... of the city, and concludes with some speculation on the future of cultural production in the southern California region. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 Los Angeles poetry film fiction L I N E B Y L I N E david lau Drastic Measures in Los Angeles Culture...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 52–71.
Published: 01 July 2013
... involvement. © 2013 by the Regents of the University of California 2013 citizenship suburb San Diego southern California suburban scott vandehey Civics in the Suburbs Where NIMBYism reflects community A new approach to citizen activism is steadily gaining strength among suburban communities. It...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 17–33.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Shelley Cannady The largest and most controversial WW II era confinement site for Japanese Americans was at Tule Lake in extreme northern California. Though decommissioned in 1946, the camp has left an indelible mark in the local landscape and in the lives of those confined there. Tule Lake has had...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 62–78.
Published: 01 October 2012
... posters depicting the grandeur of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, atop orange- crate labels promising the benefits of Southern California s Mediterranean climate, via billboards celebrating the Napa Valley s wine lifestyle, California has prospered through outdoor advertising s visual displacements. Although...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 55–69.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Richard White This is a photographic essay centered on the Carquinez Straits, particularly Mare Island. Once the Carquinez Strait was a center of the California economy. In the nineteenth century it was the center of the wheat trade. In the twentieth century, it was the center of the military...
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Boom (2012) 2 (1): 1–16.
Published: 03 March 2012
..., around the counterculture that made California the hippiest of all United States. This drew on the culture that developed around the Bay Region of Northern California during the earlier part of the century, finding momentum first through the architecture and land- scape architecture of the Bay Region...