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Sometimes photos are more powerful than words They can touch your heart and soul when words speak to the mind.
Architecture Rewilding our cities: beauty, biodiversity and the biophilic cities movement New York’s Highline shows that even the densest city environment can be rewilded, creating habitats for native species and green spaces for the community. Photograph: Gary Hershorn/Getty Images Buildings covered in plants do more than just make the cityscape attractive – they contribute to … Continuer la lecture
Denial of the humanity of Black folk is at the core of white supremacy, and it’s not simply a matter for the justice system; it’s been upheld through centuries of cultural propaganda. The narratives perpetuated through books, music, films and TV intentionally erase Black tenderness, cementing deep biases that foster an environment where doctors routinely … Continuer la lecture
from ABC Australia, listen to this very interesting presentation & analysis
Skinny towers: with few prime city sites left, Sydney and Melbourne are going tall and slim Sydney’s Pencil Tower hotel will be 6.4 metres wide, 100 metres high and 34 metres deep. An ingenious solution – or foolhardy? Neil Durbach, architect of the proposed Pencil Tower hotel, says ‘each [hotel] room is super compact, it’s … Continuer la lecture
Guardian Australia 6,17 k abonnés Closing Monday night’s Q+A show on ABC, which focused on Indigenous deaths in custody and the global Black Lives Matter movement, actor and writer Meyne Wyatt delivered a powerful speech taken from his autobiographical 2019 play City of Gold. « ‘How are we to move forward if we dwell on the past?’ That’s … Continuer la lecture
Australia doesn’t have much to show for celebrating women’s achievements by Clare Wright We are so accustomed to equating nation-building with men’s ambitions that we’ve betrayed the very people who put modern Australia on the maP direct link to article online Wed 26 Aug 2020 05.00 BSTLast modified on Wed 26 Aug 2020 ‘What have we … Continuer la lecture
In Australia, campfire stories will not only lull you to sleep but they’ll also tell you who you are, why you are here and how you should behave. They’ll connect you with the Dreamtime creation myths. Enjoy Aboriginal art and creativity.