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The death and life of great American cities

I started re-reading the late Jane Jacobs’ famous book, The death and life of great American cities, last night. It’s decades since I read it and to be honest I’m not sure if I ever read all of it. I suspect that’s true of many people – maybe it’s one of those books Italo Calvino […]

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Is being “visionary” sufficient to justify new infrastructure?

Infrastructure projects should never be justified by terms like visionary and nation building unless they are rigorously defined

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