5/21/2011

To-do list: Some essays, books, …, suggestions

Some suggestions that I invite you:
To read: Liveable v lovable by Edwin Heathcote for the Financial Time. The question that I posted in the Urbanism facebook page: how to measure a liveable city? How to measure a lovable city?

To check: CNBC has posted its 20 Cities You don't Want to Live in… Yet… To be clear, these cities are American. But you can list your own 20-cities-you-don't-want-to-live-in list (don't forget to add your "yet"…)

To follow: I invite those of you who have a strong interest in urbanism to join the Urbanism facebook page. Just click Here and join us. You will share, discuss and comment essays, impressions, workshops, books, conferences, etc. with us. Be free to join us…

To read: A Green New Deal. From geopolitics to biosphere politics, by Enric Ruiz-Geli and Cloud9, Actar Editorial. The book is available: Here. However…

To read: it is important to read Jeremy Rifkin's The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis, and add in your next-books-to-read the same Jeremy Rifkin's The Third Industrial Revolution: How Lateral Power is Transforming Energy and Changing the World, which will be released on September 2011… before reading Enric Ruiz-Geli and Cloud9's A Green New Deal.

To read: Involuntary Prisoners of Architecture by Fecility D. Scott. I followed a discussion between Ethel Baraona Pohl, Javier Arbona, Paco Gonzalez, and Pedro.

To read: Rethinking The Urban Transformation Projects Again: The Distribution of Public Burden and Benefits. The Case of Kartal District, Istanbul, by A. Erdem Erbas and Tansel Erbil. Zaha Hadid is working on the master plan for the Kartal District. I received this link from Malgorzata Hanzl (thanks again for sharing this essay with me).

To get: Icon Magazine Issue 096. June issue "Oceans" of the famous Icon Magazine with a letter from Tokyo by Icon contributing editor Julian Worrall who describe the tsunami and its aftershocks… It's just in my June-list.

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