Monthly Archives: July 2011

Intercultural Urbanism Has Moved…

It can now be found at interculturalurbanism.com.

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People or Place in Urban Planning?

In his deservedly well-reviewed book Triumph of the City the Harvard economist Edward Glaeser unambiguously opts for people as the key element that determines a city’s success.  He argues that a place-centered approach to urban planning—that is, one informed by … Continue reading

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Researching Urban Hydro-Sustainability

I’m fortunate to be part of a transdisciplinary research collaborative that’s just received a $10,000 Institute for Enterprise Ethics grant from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business for a project entitled “Front Range Urbanism and Hydro-Sustainability.”  It has long … Continue reading

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Interdisciplinarity in Urban Studies

Urban Studies is generally recognized as a textbook example of an interdisciplinary field of inquiry.  Contributors look to synthesize observations and insights from multiple disciplines including anthropology, geography, history, sociology and many others.  Such integrative work has the potential to … Continue reading

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