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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 8–13.
Published: 01 December 2012
... having anything dry on board and that all his possessions, even his food, had been soaked in salt water. 1 Weather and other hindrances routinely conspired against ambitious travelers hoping to transport the trappings of home to new outposts out West. Forced into hard and often wrenching decisions...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 29–37.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Robert Gottlieb The relationship between China and Los Angeles has been transformed over the past thirty years through the enormous expansion of global trade and imported products made in China. Products arrive in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and are then transported by truck and rail to...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 71–75.
Published: 01 December 2014
... both the historic and contemporary aspects of the city through its architecture, signage, modes of transportation, and literary places. Daily attention to the sights, weather, seasons, change of light, construction, graffiti, juxtaposition of images, ephemera, and ironies of the city as seen from the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 62–67.
Published: 01 June 2014
... in the city as a commons, a city that supports existing residents and new arrivals by integrating them into the collective spaces and systems perhaps best represented by public transportation. That there are entire networks of free transit options available to only some of the city’s wealthiest...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 24–42.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Rian Dundon A photo essay by Rian Dundon, in response to the question “What’s the matter with San Francisco?” Dundon touches on some of the major broader themes of housing and transportation in an indirect way, while also acknowledging the fact that in some ways nothing is the matter. San Francisco...
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Boom (2013) 3 (4): 85–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... This article presents short interviews with ten professors in the University of California system and the University of Southern California about the future of California. The topics discussed are: the university, politics, the prison system, transportation, nature, Hollywood, wine, family and the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (2): 76–86.
Published: 01 June 2014
... world’s most innovative companies. © 2014 by the Regents of the University of California 2014 San Francisco gentrification regional planning city planning transportation development mark hogan Living in a Fool s Paradise San Francisco must change W hen I moved to San Francisco in 2003, I...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Tlatelolco massacre in contemporary Mexican authors, and the exchanges between the Chicano student movement in Los Angeles and the Mexican student activists in 1968. C A T C A L L A G H A N is a master s student at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is an architect studying transportation...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... evenly transport and expand moisture (life) and knowledge is the modus operandi, or better even, the modus vivendi of a new, fluid university model based on permeability, openness, interdisciplinarity, collaboration, and community engagement at the local, national, and transnational levels. Needless...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... performers. Don- ning a headset transported you to a different world that was overlaid on top of this one, in real time. The opera was lauded by critics. Christopher Cerrone was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for composing the opera, while director Yuval Sharon s spatially sophisticated interpre- tation...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 89–93.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of transforming the surroundings of the box into a whimsical environment becomes in itself a simulacrum of the cultural imaginary of telling stories in the middle of the forest. It transports these activities from the seclusion of enclosed space to the open communal environment of the public space...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of bike commuters of necessity, for workers whose primary means of transportation is biking. From the Mexican governmental organization Labora- torio para la Ciudad, the construct of legible policy was adopted to create new urban imaginaries in which streets dominated by automobile traffic could...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... A L L 20 16 71 Boxing Bob after demolition of his house. Photograph by Robin Lasser. the flats via estate and garage sales, and finally down to the Bulb. Everything was transported onto and moved around the Bulb by bicycles equipped with handmade trailers, some of which could carry up to 750 pounds...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 52–56.
Published: 01 June 2016
... construction, energy and utilities, finance and business, public service, manufacturing and product development, and transportation. Many CTE programs include green employment skills relevant to solar, geother- mal, and smart energy management practices. Each pro- gram aligns with a positive employment outlook...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): v–vi.
Published: 01 March 2016
... these systems. That s software. This creative recoding runs through this issue of Boom. You can see it in the changes coming to water and energy management, planning and zoning, housing and transportation, agriculture and open space, from urban neigh- borhoods to our international border, from Oroville...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 2016
... interstates cumulatively stretch 15,104 miles, end to end. Counting each lane separately,California has 51,326 drivable miles of freeway. Using the standard 12-foot width the state s Department of Transportation, Caltrans, uses for roadbuilding, California s freeway system covers roughly 116 square miles. If...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 130–136.
Published: 01 March 2016
... increase levee heights a few feet in some places and truck in fill to raise the elevation of the developed parts of the island. They ll build a robust new storm-drain system and require that the base floors of all new buildings and transportation infrastructure sit three-and-a-half feet above the projected...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 4–11.
Published: 01 March 2016
... for the time drastically reducing climate emis- sions, increasing energy efficiency, requiring net zero energy use in new buildings, conserving water, electrifying transportation, preventing pollution, and pursuing cleaner energy production. At the community and state levels, California has ele- vated...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 51–57.
Published: 01 March 2016
... narrowing these roads. The concept of road diets have become popular in many cities dedicating a lane of vehicular traffic to public transportation, bikes, or a pedestrian plaza but the Salt Lake residents took it even further. With a series of structures designed to be exactly as wide as two vehicular...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 70–75.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Flickr user Joe. 72 BOOMCA L I FORN I A . COM them he says. They usually have to concentrate on the day-to-day work of delivering power, transportation, and water to the city Some plots are so small, oddly shaped, or so contami- nated that it is often more expensive to repurpose them than to leave them...