Issue #26: Development
Monthly Design Dispatches
We don't need racial equity allies; we need active accomplices
by Joy Alise Davis
Our racial differences directly impact our in/ability to navigate a city. Joy Alise Davis—founder and CEO of Design+Culture Lab—takes a look at how design can be leveraged beyond capitalism and all-too-quick solutions to centuries-old problems.
What are we building?
An unprecedented lineup of the people and projects defining our city’s future urban landscape.
How will we move?
Overnight, Portland went from transportation cruise control to clog. What’s the ground plan—for both Portlands, east and west, privileged and not?
Portland has a proud legacy of parks, but the rapid building boom has left many Portlanders underserved. Eight leaders and activists offered their visions for a parks system everyone can find solace and space to play.