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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... University of California 2016 art Oakland Museum of California landscape architecture studio urbanism UC Berkeley change University of California, Berkeley campus, viewed from the east circa 1874. Photograph courtesy of the Bancroft Library. walter hood and shannon jackson The Inside-Out...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Berkeley students and Bulb residents to apply techniques of ethnography, contemporary archaeology, oral history, participatory mapping, mobile apps, botany, architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning to the study of the Bulb. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Nate Berg This article examines the history and future of freeway design, tracking its evolution from early parkways to the Interstate Highway System to the potential freeways to come. A mix of infrastructure, architecture and landscape, freeways have had an indelible impact on urban development...
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Boom (2014) 4 (3): 95–102.
Published: 01 September 2014
...D.J. Waldie This essay considers the fluid lines between history, nature, and the urban realm. Beginning with land cultivated by the Bixby family near Long Beach, California from 1878 into the mid-twentieth century, Waldie discusses how the landscape has changed by the Bixbys and those who came...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 62–66.
Published: 01 August 2011
... Interpretation, the LA Urban Rangers, and Kim Stringfellow’s Jackrabbit Homestead project. landscape art Kim Stringfellow anomie place 62 BOOMCA L I F O R N I A . C OM Boom: A Journal of California, Vol. 1, Number 3, pps 62 66. ISSN 2153-8018, electronic ISSN 2153-764X. © 2011 by the Regents of the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 92–98.
Published: 01 December 2016
... bender a 169-year binge lubricated by gold, cattle, wheat, oil, sub-urban housing, the Cold War, and a marketing campaign of seductive power. At every stage of its history, each of the state s exploitable ecologies has been dressed up as another paradise, pandering to the latest wave of hopelessly...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
... multiple events in the metropolitan areas to reach differ- ent audiences. This second goal is easier since so many invitations come from urban areas. The key is to focus on invitations that reach different communities. Boom: Why is poetry significant, and why does it matter in today s society? Gioia...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 28–33.
Published: 01 December 2016
... agricultural era, the era of urbanization through dams, aqueducts and reservoirs; or the interaction of nature and technology; or a pursuit of pure science anchored in nineteenth-century astronomy. I am not suggesting cause and effect here but, rather, paradigms that repeat themselves. Boom: What role do...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Mexicans fleeing the Mexican Revolution of the 1910s and Puerto Ricans transitioning from jobs on Hawaiian plantations during the 1920s.8 After World War II, increasing rents in North Beach and urban development pushed Latinos to the South of Market Street Area (SoMA) and the Mission. The German, Irish...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 94–99.
Published: 01 September 2016
... nineteenth-century Paris, to Steinbeck s depictions of industrial landscapes in early twentieth-century Monterey, to Kerouac s background of gritty alleys, bars, and flop houses in mid-century San Francisco. Such intriguing urban environments have dominated the imagination of historians, geo- graphers...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
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) 6 (3): 84–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... downtown, a Buddhist temple in Little Tokyo, as well as the art galleries and lofts in the Arts District right before going up on the bridge and crossing the LA River. Along this route his atten- tion is divided between looking down at the sidewalk and up to the urban landscape. Once on the east side of...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): v–vi.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., coming from Ed Soja, Allen Scott, Michael Dear, Jennifer Wolch, Michael Storper, Dana Cuff, among others, and an impression that a significant contribution to urban studies was underway.1 This work not only respected a prized diversity reflecting Los Angeles as it really was, but perhaps provided tools...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): iii.
Published: 01 September 2016
... A L T E R H O O D is professor of landscape architecture and environmental planning, and urban design at University of California, Berkeley. He is principal of Hood Design, a cultural practice based in Oakland. S H A N N O N J A C K S O N is professor of rhetoric and theater, dance, and performance...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 4–11.
Published: 01 September 2016
... participa- tion of the environmental design disciplines, including architecture, urban and regional planning, and landscape and environmental design. Indeed, some argue that both as a discipline and as a practice, architecture became hybrid early on. In lectures delivered during the 1990s, later pub- lished...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 40–49.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Tiffany. 1 Rina Cathleen Faletti, Undercurrents of Urban Modernism: Water, Architecture and Landscape in California and the Amer- ican West dissertation presented to the University of Texas at Austin, 2015, p. 210. See also Gray Brechin, Imperial San Fran- cisco, Chapter 2, Water Mains and Bloodlines...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 100–109.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... Peatonito and the Peatoni~nos Mexico City safe-street personality with his new taskforce of urban advocates. Photograph by Jeff Newton. Peatoni~nos Visual material from Peatoni~nos, an event that imagined what it would mean for children to have a right to the street. Peatonito, a local celebrity in Mexico...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... transportation sys- tems and flashing urban lights instead, there are decidedly slow subjects: smoke wafting up from sticks of incense, the gentle sway of red lanterns, old men sitting in a public park, slow pans of a mostly horizontal landscape, a feeding fish. The most intense movement comes from a rapidly...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... most certainly experimental. Between her transnational history, her role as a maker, and the strong spatiality of her writing, Yamashita’s insights have shaped the way urban humanities are practiced. Her landmark 1997 novel, Tropic of Orange , has become a key text and model for creative practice for...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... often read as a celebration of urban harmony. A detail of Bearden s composition remains visible in Berkeley through the city s logo, promoting Berkeley s civic commitment to multiculturalism and diversity on municipal property from trashcans to buildings.1 Composed of photographs montaged together and...