Daily Clips – June 4th

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Design

Architizer – 11 Smart City Startups That You Need to Know About

On mobility, construction and urban planning start ups.

Atlanta Blackstar – Honoring the Legacy of Norma Merric Sklarek: The ‘Rosa Parks of Architecture’

A pioneer in the profession, Sklarel was the first black woman architect and later the first black owner of an architecture firm.

Boston Globe – Steps to make Boston a model for development
A recent op-ed by architecture David Eisen lists six concrete steps Boston and the Walsh administration can take to spur creative renewal in the city.

Architectural Review – A Comic Look at Moses?

A new graphic novel recounts the life of Robert Moses, ‘master builder’ of mid-century New York City and adversary to urban sociologist Jane Jacobs.

Boston Globe – Bolling Building an architectural gem in Roxbury

Boston Public Schools’ beautiful new headquarters in Dudley Square, designed by Dutch firm Mecanoo.

  

Health

NPR – In Search of the Red Cross’ $500 Million In Haiti Relief

An article on the $500 million in aid given to the Red Cross in Haiti and its long-term infrastructural impact.

NPR Goats and Soda – Cholera Surges in Haiti as Rain Arrives Early

More than 15,000 people have been infected and 126 have died this year.