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Josh graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master’s degree in Urban Planning. Since that time, he has worked in Los Angeles in the public and private sectors as a city planner and land use consultant helping to shape the development of the city. He recently completed a second Masters degree in Post-war Recovery Studies in the UK, during which time he spent several months in Cairo, Egypt as an intern with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). He has written about urban planning, architecture and development for ten years, primarily for Curbed Los Angeles.
Saudi Arabia Plans New Mega City on the Red Sea
The announcement by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to create the mega-city of NEOM would offer a Dubai-like 'free-zone' city.
Eminent Domain Cases Roil Communities Across Massachusetts
Several communities across Massachusetts are looking to take private property to build new schools.
Friday Eye Candy: Highly Detailed Cold War Era Soviet Maps of the U.S.
A new book sheds light on maps created by cartographers in the Soviet Union that dove into remarkable detail about buildings, transportation networks, and other infrastructure in cities across the United States and around the world.
Small Oregon Town Welcomes Robotic Deliveries
The town of Philomath, Oregon has just approved the testing of robotic deliveries on public rights-of-way.
Spawning Salmon Are Changing the Natural Environment
In the course of spawning, salmon are uplifting sediment and changing the course of watersheds.