Mid-week reading: Burglaries, governance, and managing change

Mid-week reading! One of the more thought-provoking things I read this week was Patrick Lyons’ interview (in Vice) with Geoff Manaugh, who runs the incredibly interesting website BLDGBLOG and who has just written a book on burglary. Manaugh argues that burglary is an essentially architectural crime: A Burglar’s Guide to the City takes a look at our everyday urban environments through the eyes of the criminals aiming to hack them, illuminating the spatially-specific tactics used to break in, escape, and stay hidden in today’s surveillance-heavy metropolises.…
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Motor Mania

I think we’ve posted this before however it’s worth repeating. This cartoon from Disney in 1950 on how we so often change to be much more angry and arrogant when we get behind the wheel of a car.Of course lets not forget the other Disney classic, the Magic Highway.…
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Great Transport Cartoons

Over the years there have been a few great cartoons about transport, here are a few of them. Most are from the Herald. 28 April 2014 – NZ Herald – the day the first electric trains started running.9 March 2013 – NZ Herald – In response to the Auckland’s desire for more investment in public transport.…
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