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Edmund Bacon Biography by Gregory Heller Edmund Bacon Biography by Gregory Heller

Ed Bacon: Planning, Politics and the Building of Modern Philadelphia, a new biography by Gregory L. Heller, explores his role as a Philadelphia planner and as a third way between the visions of Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses. Read more

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Old Meets New: The Debate Over Photovoltaics in Historic Districts Old Meets New: The Debate Over Photovoltaics in Historic Districts

Residential installations of solar panels are on the rise, but face some restrictions when it comes to historic neighborhoods and landmarked buildings. Read more

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Looking Back at 'Rising Currents' at the Museum of Modern Art Looking Back at 'Rising Currents' at the Museum of Modern Art

The 2010 "Rising Currents" show at MoMA gives some clues about what architects might have done to prevent the devastation of Sandy—and what they might do to prevent catastrophes in the future. Read more

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