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Weekly Roundup 035 – 24th to 30th October

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘10 things South Park has taught us about Gentrification’ Authored by Stuart Jeffries This tongue in cheek article by Jeffries parodies (albeit with a liberal amount of grace) the issue of urban decay as a theatre set for romantic remodeling, or in other words, gentrification. Often associated with displacement of … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 032 – 3rd to 9th October

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘A bridge too near: a major health risk of land-bridging India and Sri Lanka Authored by Dr. Mendis, Dr. Abeyesundere and Dr. Herath In 2010, a NASA Shuttle imaged a mysterious ancient bridge between India and Sri Lanka, as mentioned in the Indian epic Ramayana. The evidence, experts from … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 031 – 26th September to 02nd October

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Using Nature’s Design Principles To Feed Nine Billion’ (Finalists of the bio-mimicry invention contest) Authored by Nathanael Johnson Human impact on the environment worldwide has led to a growing imbalance in the food chain, with disruptive and unpredictable consequences on the ecosystem. This critical issue of a broken food chain raises an almost obvious question … Continue reading

Weekly Roundup 030 – 19th to 25th September

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK ‘Architecture’s love affair with psychology is overdue a revival‘ Authored by Galan Diaz For a profession where the end user is the essence of the design concept, design execution and its measure of success, architects and psychologists share a surprisingly distant relationship. Building designs are rarely fully psychology-proofed. And even less so … Continue reading

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