Weekend Reading, Watching and Listening Recommendations (February 17, 2023)
The financialization of conservation; How Japan's skyscrapers are built to survive earthquakes; Emergent Tokyo; Why India Doesn’t Build Skyscrapers
Read: The financialization of conservation: The case of debt swaps for the oceans (via TNI LongReads)
Read: How Japan's skyscrapers are built to survive earthquakes (via BBC Future)
Listen: Emergent Tokyo: Think of Tokyo less as a “chaotic” than as an “emergent” city. This means spontaneous, self-organizing aspects create order from the bottom up. That kind of emergence can be, if not designed, then facilitated. Unfrozen interviews Jorge Almazan, Associate Professor, Department of System Design Engineering, Keio University, and author of “Emergent Tokyo: Designing the Spontaneous City.”
Watch: Why India Doesn’t Build Skyscrapers (via The B1M)
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