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Posted 09.12.09 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Nicole Huber & Ralph Stern: Urbanizing the Mojave





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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Urbanizing the Mojave
America's greatest boomtown has gone bust. Architects Nicole Huber and Ralph Stern explore the cultural and environmental consequences of the rapid expansion of Las Vegas into the Mojave Desert, tracing a troubled history of mining, militarization, tourism, and water politics.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nicole Huber is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Washington and a licensed architect in Germany.
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Ralph Stern is Dean of Architecture at the University of Manitoba.
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