Archive for April, 2017

Peoples Climate March hits D.C. with new goals for the Trump era

Sunday, April 30th, 2017:

WASHINGTON — Although these are dark days for environmentalists, the Peoples Climate March had a cheerful air Saturday afternoon as it took over the streets surrounding the federal government in Washington, D.C. According to the event’s organizers, more than 200,000 people came from across the country to gather in the swamp’s humidity. (Apropos of the day’s event, the temperature soared past 90°F.) More than 400 official buses brought attendees to D.C., and there were some 300 satellite marches around the country. Marchers started in front of the Capitol Building, filled out the length of Pennsylvania Avenue, and marched down to the […] Read More →

Kris Provoost photographs the most flamboyant architecture of China’s building boom

Sunday, April 30th, 2017:

OMA’s trouser-shaped CCTV tower and Herzog & de Meuron’s Bird’s Nest stadium feature in this photo series by Kris Provoost, which documents the “weird architecture” China has tried to ban. Architect Kris Provoost, who lives and works in Shanghai, spent seven years creating The Beautified China photoset. In it he captures some of the more unusual projects created by world-renowned architecture practices during the country’s recent construction boom. The Beautified China photography includes OMA’s CCTV tower, nicknamed “big pants” The series, which focuses on the buildings’ details rather than context, includes Zaha Hadid Architect’s complex for real-estate developer Soho China, completed in 2014, and Herzog & de Meuron’s National Stadium. Better known […] Read More →

Susi Devrient of Lafayette beats the odds after brain injury

Sunday, April 30th, 2017:

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to correct the number of TBI-related ER visits, hospitalizations and deaths occurring in 2013. Susi Devrient’s goal for this year’s Bolder Boulder 10K is to run and not lose pace to the end. While that may not sound unusually challenging, consider that three years and 11 months ago doctors said she would never wake from a coma, much less be crossing the finish line at Folsom Field. In 2013, Devrient suffered a severe traumatic brain injury when a driver parking his car literally ran her over. It was one of the most harrowing […] Read More →

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