Archinect - Features 2014-04-17T12:50:09-04:00 http://archinect.com/features/article/97029910/op-ed-response-to-screen-print-6-monu-s-greater-urbanism Op-Ed: Response to Screen/Print #6, MONU's "Greater Urbanism" Petros Phokaides 2014-04-07T17:23:00-04:00 >2014-04-14T19:07:51-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fs/fs6kfxcfvzdeuznr.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>Greater urbanism, the focus of the latest issue of <em>MONU</em> magazine, is a term aiming to describe urban phenomena and strategies associated with cities expanding their territories (&ldquo;greater&rdquo; as bigger and more complex); and/or increasing their economic or symbolic power (&ldquo;Greater&rdquo; as grander). Revisiting the magazine&rsquo;s rich content, profiled in <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/91708100/screen-print-6-monu-s-greater-urbanism" target="_blank"><em>Screen/Print</em> #6</a>, this review, by Petros Phokaides,&nbsp;Loukas Triantis and Iris Polyzos, aims to offer critical insights on some of the challenges faced by urbanism today, and a quick reflection on current dynamics/discussions on the future of cities.</p> http://archinect.com/features/article/37942258/contours-urbanism-housing-and-the-economy CONTOURS: Urbanism, Housing, and the Economy Sherin Wing 2012-02-13T15:32:00-05:00 >2012-02-21T00:52:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/de/de7wj49bd50dg4w1.jpg" width="514" height="303" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> Two issues that effect everyone, whatever social, economic, and professional strata they occupy, are population and urban growth. What&rsquo;s more, ongoing shifts in population and urbanism across the world, especially in developing nations, have dramatically impacted the building industry. Housing and mixed-use projects in East Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America are rapidly increasing.</p>