Doug Kelbaugh

Doug Kelbaugh is professor of architecture and urban planning and former dean of the Taubman College of Architecture & Urban Planning at the University of Michigan, and author of several books and numerous articles.

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Need quick public buy-in on climate action? Think urban heat islands

As a strategy, it’s local, less controversial and far more manageable, with actionable steps that give quick, tangible feedback while simultaneously addressing climate change.
DOUG KELBAUGHJAN. 18, 2017
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The Thirty Years' War rages on

In architecture, the constant search for the new no longer represents freedom. Urbanism and sustainability are nobler and more practical imperatives.
DOUG KELBAUGHOCT. 12, 2017
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Giving thanks in the Anthropocene

We can be thankful that we are in the midst of a golden age for cities, and their vibrant resurgence colors ominous global trends in more optimistic hues.
DOUG KELBAUGHNOV. 23, 2017