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Design, and what makes it good

The pursuit of good urban design involves intent, purpose and will, also a shared vision and the will to overcome antagonisms and understand diverse interest groups

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Ridding design of its saviour complex

Fran Tonkiss Cities are among the clearest of cases that design is never simply a technical process, and is not confined to those with the right credentials or the latest software It’s easy to be sceptical about the power of design. Too many contemporary cityscapes look like an unhappy mix of bad design, design cliché, […]

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On Projective Thinking and Imagination, Resistance Too

Two years ago, Rahul Mehrotra joined the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, where he is currently chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design. He talks to Edgar Pieterse

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