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The Hidden Ways Urban Design Segregates The Poor

The Hidden Ways Urban Design Segregates The Poor

Fast Company - By Eric Jaffe

There’s a name for uncomfortable benches, hard-to-reach parks, and ubiquitous surveillance: disciplinary architecture. A few weeks ago, news emerged that a New York building was planning a separate entrance for residents of its low-income units–“poor doors.” Outrage ensued, but the truth is, urban …

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