The great divide in our cities. Dharavi in Mumbai, India is the country’s largest slum area. Source: Johnny Miller via

On her insightful TedTalk, urban theorist, social innovator and architect Liz Ogbu posited: Why I’m an architect that designs for social impact, not buildings. Ogbu, an alumna of Harvard University, introduced herself as an architect who does not design buildings. For the layman, this might be rather puzzling, as most…

Kubrick during the filming of A Clockwork Orange, 1971. (Source: Allstar Picture Library/Alamy)

The cinematic avant-gardism of the quintessential filmmaker Stanley Kubrick has stirred up a hornet’s nest of motion-picture conservatism. Kubrick’s indefatigable obsession to a radical approach in film-making has sent shockwaves throughout the industry, while his professional eccentricities caused extreme discomfort to his contemporaries. Breaking grounds and charting new territories in…

Rodelon Ramos

Rodelon Ramos is a Filipino architect/urban practitioner. He likes to write about public interest design & social impact architecture.

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