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  • In my geographic area, virtually every home has concrete walls surrounding 1/2 to 1/3 of its total area--in the basement. Those areas tend to be inhabited less and used more for storage of combustibles. When finished and inhabited, they tend to be...

  • TIFs, Economic Development and Social Equity Baltimore's Mayor says that other cities would be salivating at the opportunity of having a successful corporation drop $5.5 billion to build its global headquarters and a mixed use new town around...

  • Early Registration ends tomorrow, July 22nd. Though if you are an EP, the discounted EP price is the same before or after Tomorrow. We are over 80% full, so don't wait to register. Also if you registered for the Symposium but did not get an e-mail...

  • On behalf of RUDC I will be participating in the following Convention Sessions: SESSION CODE: TH405 | TITLE: Smart Digital Eco-Cities in the 21st Century: Resilient, Sustainable, Livable ROOM: Room 120 SESSION CODE: FR405 | TITLE: Influencing...

  • All, The latest issue of YAF Connection has been released. This is our Pre-Convention issue with a focus on Politics and Advocacy. We look forward to seeing many of you at Convention in a few short weeks and if you are interested in contributing...

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  • In an article from the New York Times by Anna Holmes, the meaning of diversity highlighted a disconnection. It takes more than a simple box-ticking to tackle this issue. Important questions need to be asked that could help any industry: “(The...

  • Update #4 from the field in China [Paul Okamoto squeezes in one last sketch from the roof terrace on the morning of our departure from Xizhou] We bid farewell to the Linden Centre on Saturday as we made our way towards the very much...

  • Update 3 below: ------------- Friday was a big day for our 21 person delegation as we trekked to Dali University for introductions, presentations, and discussion with the staff and students of its architecture department. The architecture...

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  • Update no. 2 from the road below ------------------ By horse cart, by boat, by bumpy bus ride: Thursday offered up a wealth of transportation options to our many destinations, starting with a tour of Xizhou Village and ending with lakeside...

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  • Greetings from Yunnan! Our delegation of 21 have already experienced so much during our first three days here, including an extremely early morning flight from Beijing to Lijiang, discussing program activities and goals during a five hour layover...