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Stoic week handbook 2016

No school has more goodness and gentleness; none has more love for human beings, nor more attention to the common good. The goal which it assigns to us is to be useful, to help others, and to take care, not only of ourselves, but of everyone in general and of each one in particular. (Seneca, On Clemency, 3.3)


On A Road to Nowhere? Military Urbanism and the Architecture of Segregation

For example, the “Westlink” section of highway, which forms a physical “cordon sanitaire” alongside west Belfast, significantly reduced connectivity to the city center


Anita Klinz

Her work on covers for art, history and fiction titles for the great publisher Il Saggiatore di Alberto Mondadori Editore was beyond the American sense of mid-modern. Damn! Those done in the late 1950s through the 1960s were, I have to say, beyond contemporary too. They were not period or trendy, they were just perfect. I assume that Klinz’s work had long ago influenced many of the wonderful current covers sold in Feltrinelli.


One False Move

in 1971, we found that 80 per cent of 7 and 8 year old children were allowed to go to school on their own. By 1990, this figure had dropped to 9 percent.


THE URBAN IDIOT: Radburn

In Radburn the entire layout was predicated on cul-de-sacs and the street network was confined to history.


Gordon Cullen Archive

Gordon Cullen, an alumnus and renowned illustrator, urban theorist, planner and architect. Illustrator of Traffic in Towns.


Big Character Posters

Big-character posters are handwritten posters displaying large Chinese characters, usually mounted on walls in public spaces such as universities


Florian Karsten

Florian Karsten Typefaces is an independent type foundry publishing high quality retail and custom typefaces. All typefaces are sold exclusively through this website.


Gerry Fitt - Maiden Speech

I should like to ask you, Mr. Speaker, whether in your position as a member of a political party at any election prior to your elevation to the Chair of this House, you have ever had your telephone constantly tapped?


Fred Toller

Fred Troller and his family liked to entertain. On any given holiday, it was routine to see such friends as Paul Rand, Rudolph de Harak, Massimo Vignelli and Keith Godard


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