Posts Tagged: architecture

Some Thoughts on “Gang Leader for a Day”

Again cleaning out some old notes and writing, I came across some thoughts I had about the book “Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets” and the subsequent discussion we had about it in book club. I started to write this, but felt I needed to do some additional research

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links for 2008-03-25

Acoustics.com: Article – Designing Workspaces for Higher Productivity Why acoustics are important. (tags: productivity) FORTUNE: Trapped in cubicles – Mar. 22, 2006 (tags: productivity architecture)

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links for 2008-01-01

AlterNet: Rights and Liberties: Bigger Than Sports: Why Title IX Matters (tags: feminism education equality) Indianapolis 1950s-1980s. – SkyscraperCity Lots of photos of gorgeous old historic Indianapolis buildings since torn down and replaced by ugly crappy skyscrapers. I guess Indy has the fugly downtown it deserves, now. (tags: Indianapolis history architecture local)

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Nice Try, Though

Sometimes a building’s architectural style is so identified with its original business that it’s hard to shake the association, even when the business is long gone. Here’s a photo gallery of bad building conversions around Indianapolis. Let us know about the ones you’ve spotted around town… This Indian Restaurant on east 38th Street doesn’t disguise

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