All posts tagged “great lakes

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Spiky population density maps

I rediscovered the maps and work of Alasdair Rae this morning. (He has appeared on this blog before in posts like this one here.) Alasdair works in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at the University of Sheffield and is author of the blog,… Read More

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The Beijing supercity

A few weeks ago I wrote a post talking about megalopolises and the importance of the Great Lakes region in North America. And I suggested that high speed rail could be one way to better stitch together the region. To some, I’m sure this sounded… Read More

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Make no little plans

“Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone… Read More

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Off to Chicago

I’m flying out to Chicago this morning, and so I don’t have a lot of time to write. But I am taking my iPad with me and I plan to continue writing every day that I’m there. As some of you might remember, I’ve never… Read More

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The Great Lakes Century Since 2009, architecture firm SOM has been working on promoting awareness and developing a 100-year vision for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Basin region. With 20% of the world’s surface fresh water and with over 50 million people living… Read More