How Decisions are Made: The People’s Park Housing Project in Berkeley, CA 

By Kathryn Cunnigham Back in 2017, UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ and City of Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguín announced a housing development project at People’s Park. This project, set to start construction in late 2022, will redevelop the park into housing for students, low-income residents, and the unhoused. The City also promised to preserve 60% of the land for historical commemoration and green space.   Not … Continue reading How Decisions are Made: The People’s Park Housing Project in Berkeley, CA 

Cheonggyecheon: A Revolution of Environment, Rule, and Interaction within Seoul  

By Nik Reasor The Cheonggyecheon stream in Seoul, South Korea is considered a masterpiece of urban infrastructure, revolutionizing how cities look at old infrastructure and imagine change. Though it is best known for being a picturesque greenspace cutting through one of the most dense cities on the planet, what truly sets Cheonggyecheon apart is how it directly altered Seoul’s decision-making process. Previously, Seoul believed in its … Continue reading Cheonggyecheon: A Revolution of Environment, Rule, and Interaction within Seoul  

Boom Supersonic, North Carolina, and the Risks we Choose to Take  

By Henry Read NC’s Big Bet   In January 2022 NC Governor Roy Cooper, along with other political notables, announced that Boom Supersonic would be opening its “Overture Superfactory” at Piedmont Triad International Airport (PTI). This facility is intended to test and build supersonic airliners. Boom claims it will employ 1,750 people by 2030 and lead to over $0.5 billion in investment in Guilford County. Officials … Continue reading Boom Supersonic, North Carolina, and the Risks we Choose to Take