An Atlas of Poverty in America: One Nation, Pulling Apart 1960–2003

Submitted by Ezra Glenn on Fri, 10/12/2012 - 3:03pm

Persistant poverty has long been one of America's most pressing and intractable problems. According to some estimates, by 2003, almost twenty-five percent of the America's countries had per-capita incomes below one half the national average, high unemployment, low labour force participation rates, and a high dependency on government transfer payments - all measures of economic distress.

RENEW Town

Submitted by Eran Ben-Joseph on Tue, 09/18/2012 - 7:13am

ReNew Town puts forth an innovative vision of performative design and planning for low-carbon sustainable development, and illustrates practicable strategies for balancing environmental systems with urban infrastructure and new housing prototypes.

 

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