Dennis Pieprz

The Crowds at the Taj Mahal are as Exciting as the Building

07.18.2017

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I had visited India many times, and somehow had never seen it. Of course I had seen it in books, and studied the images and plans, but nothing prepares you for the real thing.

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I had visited India many times, and somehow had never seen it. Of course I had seen it in books, and studied the images and plans, but nothing prepares you for the real thing.

Why City Planners Love Portland

06.02.2016

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The hipster capital of the world is a poster child for urban geeks everywhere–and for good reason. It’s an urban design success story.

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The hipster capital of the world is a poster child for urban geeks everywhere–and for good reason. It’s an urban design success story.

Who Designs Public Space?

02.17.2016

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What does an urban designer do on his day off, when he’s halfway around the world? If he’s in Rabat, Morocco—as Dennis Pieprz was two years ago—he does what he’s hardwired to do: walk the city. The experience is exhilarating and humbling.

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What does an urban designer do on his day off, when he’s halfway around the world? If he’s in Rabat, Morocco—as Dennis Pieprz was two years ago—he does what he’s hardwired to do: walk the city. The experience is exhilarating and humbling.

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