Tag: capitalism

Articles – Guerrilla Grafters

Guerrilla Grafters The Guerrilla Grafters graft fruit bearing branches onto non-fruit bearing, ornamental fruit trees. Over time, delicious, nutritious fruit is made available to urban residents through these grafts. We aim to prove that a culture of care can be cultivated from the ground up. We aim to turn city streets into food forests, and unravel … Continue reading Articles – Guerrilla Grafters

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Courses – SS 2017 PS Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature – List of Topics Discussed

Sommer Semester 2017, RWTH Aachen University Proseminar: Representations of London in Contemporary British Literature Week 15 (Last session, 26 July 2017, Wednesday) A review of topics discussed in the course  

Articles – Architecture – Oasis Downtown

Art or Atrocity? Side note: Etymology "Atro" adjective (feminine singular atra, masculine plural atri, feminine plural atre) dark, black bleak, brooding Atro-City?   Oasia Downtown, Singapore by WOHA (Singapore-based architecture practice, established in 1994 by Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell; click here for more information about WOHA) The hotel-in-the-tower has sprouted ever taller since … Continue reading Articles – Architecture – Oasis Downtown

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

"London fire: Muslims awake for Ramadan meal save residents of flaming Grenfell Tower", James Lemon Muslim residents of London's Grenfell Tower, who were awake during the night because they were observing Ramadan, helped save lives after a deadly fire tore through the block, witnesses say. [...] A local woman told a gathering outside the block that more … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick

Source: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/big-data/3/steps/169923 Excerpt: What will you learn? We increasingly rely on networked computer systems and smart cards to support our everyday activities, and everything we do generates data – whether buying bread at the supermarket, taking a ride on public transport, or calling a friend for a chat. This data is opening up a new … Continue reading Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick