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The Revived Stream in Seoul

Christine Lee Abstract: The Cheongyecheon stream was a centerpiece of Seoul six hundred years ago when a king of the Joseon Dynasty chose Seoul as capital. However after the devastation, poverty, and the industrial era that came after the WWII … Continue reading

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The Drying of the Aral Sea

I Christine Lee Abstract: In the 1960s, the Soviet Union undertook a major water diversion project on the dry plains of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. The region’s two major rivers that flowed down from the mountains that formed the fourth … Continue reading

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Fashion and Superheroes

Christine Lee Reflection Seeing how most of the posts involve sustainability, I thought I might go with another route. During the presentation I was intrigued by the girl who wore her great grandmother’s hand-sewed wool jacket that has been passed … Continue reading

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Akshardham: blending the old and new

  Noor Arora link: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/death-sentence-for-akshardham-temple-attack-convicts-upheld/article443455.ece   The article in the hindu talks about the confirmation of the death sentence awarded to the attackers of the akshardham temple in 2002.   But that’s not what I want to focus on.    Akshardham is a relatively new … Continue reading

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Storytelling in Minimalism

Christine Lee Headline: The 21st Century Object Poster Date: 2/13/2013 Source: typography.com Abstract: Sachplakat, or “object poster,” is a style where the poster is simplified down to just the image of the object and the brand name it’s advertising. It was … Continue reading

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