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Noam Shoked Editor’s Note: In 2014, architecture Professor Margaret Crawford and Associate Professor of Art Practice Anne Walsh taught the […]
Maricela Becerra Lucy Seena K. Lin Gus Wendel Tragedy does strange things to our conception of proximity. Sometimes we can […]
URBAN HUMANITY Read the latest from Boom California, Volume 6, Number 3, Fall 2016. All articles from this issue are free […]
by Catherine Gudis Homeless and formerly incarcerated people making art in LA’s Skid Row From Boom Summer 2016, Vol 6, No 2 Based […]
Before and after Oscar Grant. “The arc of the moral universe is long but it does not necessarily bend toward justice…”
The movement to design wheelchair routes on the streets of Berkeley echoed the larger political spirit of the time. Bess Williamson discusses.
David Serlin on bridging disability rights with the egalitarian and modernist principles of Universal Design.
Sasha Abramsky talks to Gabe Treves, one of the organizers of SF advocacy group Tenants Together, about the impact of the foreclosure crisis on rental tenants.