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Reading Time: 5 minutes From the Egyptian Pavilion at the Architecture Exhibition at Venice Biennale. Courtesy of Roba Becciah.

Roba Becciah: The Informal City – Informality And The Modern Metropolis

This year's Egypt Pavilion at the Venice Beinnale, "Roba Becciah: The Informal City," takes on free, unstructured, informal trading in cities like Cairo. We speak with architecture professor Cristiano Luchetti, one of the co-curators of the exhibit, on how unstructured urban markets can help us rethink free space in our cities.
Reading Time: 2 minutes wheelchair accessibility

Wheelchair Accessibility Comes to Google Maps in 7 Cities

Google Drive product manager Rio Akasaka said that Google prioritizes accessibility and inclusion for all in their services, but “it’s often facilitated by whether or not there’s a legal requirement, or some kind of requirement we need to adhere to.”