It started when an old woman fainted. From then, the movement was unstoppable.
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There are compassionate cities, and there are oppressive cities. Some are designed this way, but there is a bit more to it than just design.
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there are comforts in narrow urban streets with no sidewalks
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A look at the Korean "dulle-gil" system and ecological urban cultures
I cannot tell you how it is, but I can say for certain that in your own way, you already know. You and I, we just have to remember. I cannot tell you…
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In which we temporarily transport ourselves to the landscapes of Scotland and Japan
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He lights up the entire forest in soft golden light, as if a single candle burns inside him. Somewhat turned around, I ask this glowing man where we go…
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This is part two in a four-part series [see part one here] offering a reflection on time lived in Seoul, and also a question, about what ‘access to…
In the most densely populated city in the developed world, people walk to work through a forest instead of driving. They take vacations on the metro…
There were at least a hundred and thirty people crying that morning, by my count. I couldn’t follow them all home, but I suppose some of them were…
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A small creek runs through the back of all the homes and shops. Not really a creek though, more like a shallow aqueduct, lined with stone, and just…
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When we lived in Osaka, Suhee and I would go on at least a few early morning bicycle rides every month to explore kissaten (喫茶店)—the small, old coffee…
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