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A Cage by Another Name

In a piece at Failed Architecture, Sasha Plotnikova reports on the tiny shed villages in Los Angeles that are meant to get unhoused people off the streets but instead are dehumanizing camps that criminalize homelessness. But when these hotel rooms, sheds, and dorms are seen for what they are—the architectural expressions of policies that invisibilize […]

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Waste Away

“To say that we’re drowning in our shit—the shit we all made together—is no longer a figure of speech in Lebanon today.” Lina Mounzer writes about Beirut’s broken sewage system and the political and economic factors that have drowned the city in its own waste.