Documenting the Spatial Practices of Global Migration


What Design Can Do For Refugees

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED 02/24/2016
What Design Can Do For Refugees

Design platform What Design Can Do is partnering with UNHCR and IKEA Foundation on a global design challenge that focuses…

SUB URBANISMS: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED 12/22/2015
SUB URBANISMS: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape

Exhibition: SUB URBANISMS: Casino Urbanization, Chinatowns, and the Contested American Landscape at the Museum of Chinese in America curated by Stephen Fan.

Dezeen Interview with former “Mayor” of Zaatari

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED 11/27/2015
Dezeen Interview with former “Mayor” of Zaatari

Kilian Kleinschmidt left his post working for UNHCR after 25 years to be “as disruptive as possible. In this interview…

The Remittance Landscape

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED, READING LIST 08/28/2015
The Remittance Landscape

Sarah Lynn Lopez: The Remittance Landscape – Spaces of Migration in Rural Mexico and Urban USA University of Chicago Press,…

The invisible cyclist

Category : BRIEFLY NOTED, SPACES 01/14/2011

Alex Schmidt reports for Good Magazine on immigrant cyclists in Los Angeles. For thousands of immigrants in Los Angeles, the bicycle is their primary means of transportation. Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition began an outreach program at day laborer centers to provide lights and information on safety and rules, organize bike repair workshops and install bike racks in under-served neighborhoods. See the full article here.