Kiril Ass writes in topos 105 about the (in)visible transformation of Russia’s capital under Sergei Sobyanin and how the beauty of its urban space could come at the expense of democracy.
topos 105 contains an article about LaToya Cantrell, the first female mayor of New Orleans. She led the recovery of one of the city’s neighborhoods after Hurricane Katrina. Our author discusses the question: Can she facilitate the coordination, cooperation and funding that are critical for achieving the city’s resilience towards future disasters? Accompanying the print […]