The problem with capitalist urbanism’s ‘big and tall’ doctrine

Capitalism is driving urban planning and architecture towards building ‘big and tall’, which is an approach that benefits the rich, while making city life worst for everyone else. Below are three videos that underline the inherent problems of capitalist urbanism’s doctrine. The first one deals with the general problem (and irrationality) of building ‘big and […]

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August 24, 2022

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Urban Land: Private, Public or Community Ownership?

A panel discussion titled Urban Land: Private, Public or Community Ownership?  was held in Montreal on November 12, 2015. Presented by Planners Network – Montreal chapter, Geography Undergraduate Student Society (GUSS), Urban Planning Association (UPA) and the Geography Graduates (Geograds). The discussion offers a very valuable record of an ongoing discussion on the present and future of cities […]

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February 2, 2016

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