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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Adam Rogers The city of Los Angeles is converting its streetlights from orange-gold sodium vapor technology to cold, white light-emitting diodes. It’s a transition that will change the color of the city at night, in a place with a long history of experimentation with artificial lighting technology...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 80–83.
Published: 01 September 2016
... water we use, we can tell you how many cars are waiting at red lights, we can tell you how many streetlights are on, but we have no idea how many people walk where or when That conversation inspired a course I developed with my UC Berkeley colleague Ronald Rael that we called Sensing Cityscapes. In that...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 100–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
... that she finds mod- ern life verging on ancient wasteland in widely disparate places here, a roadside picnic site, its tables unshaded against the relentless sun; there, a ski lift on a snowy rise; there, a golf course oasis; and yonder, several flat-topped bushes and a fiercely glowing streetlight...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 28–35.
Published: 01 September 2014
... way to clusters of thickly grown brush. Lush and verdant, the dense tangle of flora is lit by an artificial glare (a streetlight or camera flash), which reveals an abundance of visual detail not unlike the topographic elements found in Bridges, James Doolin. COURTESY OF THE ESTATE OF JAMES DOOLIN AND...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 96–103.
Published: 01 December 2012
... be just as functional (and admittedly just as problematic) to say that, since the modern city is most characterized by night-banishing artificial light, the city ends where the milky Way begins. When one is far enough beyond the influence of streetlights and all other forms of light pollution to be...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 6–9.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Fabian Debora. It looks remarkably like the work of another, more famous Chicano artist named Vincent Valdez, whose 2009 painting BurnBabyBurn depicts LA s fabled grid of nighttime streetlights twinkling while in the distance a raging wildfire consumes surrounding hillsides. The similarity is no accident...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 80–87.
Published: 01 August 2011
... an elevated, multilane, wooden cycleway, including streetlights and gazebo turnouts. The fifteen-cent toll didn t dissuade hundreds of cyclists who showed up to the opening, going on to ride through a beautiful pre-urban Los Angeles landscape. More than 20 percent of the population were al- ready...