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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.
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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

Activism, Human Landscape, Indigenous Peoples, Print Edition

Sage Magazine 2017 Print Edition: Justice Out of Place

Sage Magazine 2017 Print Edition: Justice Out of Place

The 2017 Sage Magazine Editorial Board is excited to present the 2017 Print Edition: Justice Out of Place. In this year's print edition, we step into the communities on the frontlines of environmental conflict.
by × May 4, 2017 × 1 comment

Activism, Human Landscape, Place

Voices Underwater: Flint, Still in Search of Solutions

Voices Underwater: Flint, Still in Search of Solutions

Following a classroom study of the Flint water crisis, Meredith Brown meets and shares the stories of Flint residents at the Water Infrastructure Conference in Flint, Michigan in March 2017.
by × May 4, 2017 × 0 comments

Conservation, Human Landscape, Multimedia, Out West

Aqueduct-walking in the Mojave Desert

Aqueduct-walking in the Mojave Desert

Sayd Randle hikes with a filmmaker along the Los Angeles Aqueduct as they meet the communities impacted by the water consumption of Los Angeles, California.
by × September 26, 2016 × 0 comments
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