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Culture, Human Landscape, Multimedia

No Place

No Place

When natural and material paradise collide.
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Culture, Human Landscape, Multimedia

Vision of a Wasteland

Vision of a Wasteland

Elevating the view from the world’s largest landfill.
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Culture, Photo Essay, Place

The Mountain Traditions Project

The Mountain Traditions Project

Through the lens of a camera, a sister/brother duo on the quest to highlight the natural beauty and cultural traditions of Central Appalachia.
by × August 18, 2017 × 0 comments

Activism, Design, Education

"I would just look at maybe an area that isn't like as nice or isn't as developed. I would just see, I think, possibility more than anything, because I saw some of those sites and I saw what it could be and I think just some of those areas could be improved. And I guess I'll also be kind of bummed that they're not..." [Photo Credit: Yanin Kramsky]

Empowering At-Risk Teens to Shape Environmental Challenges with Design

The L.A. River inspires local teenagers to reimagine environmental problem-solving in their own community.
by × August 17, 2017 × 0 comments

Activism, Buildings, Place

Owned/Abandoned: The drastic difference between an owned and a vacant property. Imagine what could be if more houses were revitalized and made into homes.

Failing House: Rowhouses are meant to support each other. When one is demolished, it threatens the structural integrity of those around it. In this case, a neighboring house was demolished, the new external wall was left unreinforced, and a homeowner was left unsupported.

Playground: Leftover concrete sewer pipes were repurposed as playground equipment during the 1960's installation of inner block parks in West Baltimore.

Rowhouses & Lots: The view from an inner block park to the adjacent street wall through vacant lots. What causes these spaces in the first place? And who participates in, and benefits from, outside intervention?

Reclaim Harlem Park

Baltimore residents cultivate community power in place.
by × August 17, 2017 × 0 comments

Activism, Conservation, Indigenous Peoples

Carlos fishing in the bay of Santa Clara de Uchunya [PHOTO CREDIT: Sarah Sax]

Seguimos Luchando: We Will Continue Our Fight

Deep in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon, the encroachment of internationally-owned palm oil plantations on ancestral Shibipo lands inspires a village's resistance.
by × June 28, 2017 × 0 comments
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