Posts Tagged: Space

Lost Places

By Lisa Haushofer On an uninviting Sunday morning in January, I was driving south from Berlin when I passed a sign for “Beelitz-Heilstätten,” a derelict and abandoned 19th century tuberculosis hospital. I recognized it immediately as one of the most

Lost Places

By Lisa Haushofer On an uninviting Sunday morning in January, I was driving south from Berlin when I passed a sign for “Beelitz-Heilstätten,” a derelict and abandoned 19th century tuberculosis hospital. I recognized it immediately as one of the most

Newyorkitis: Sickness and the City

By Kate Womersley In June of 1901, The Commoner, an American weekly journal, advertised a new medical treatise for the general reader:   Although Newyorkitis has been largely forgotten today, it caused a stir on publication. “Rarely has a book fresh from the press attracted

Newyorkitis: Sickness and the City

By Kate Womersley In June of 1901, The Commoner, an American weekly journal, advertised a new medical treatise for the general reader:   Although Newyorkitis has been largely forgotten today, it caused a stir on publication. “Rarely has a book fresh from the press attracted

Healthy Cities: Medical practitioners and the creation of public parks & garden cities

By Clare Hickman In 1907, London County Councillor, George Haw asserted that If the parks are the lungs of London, the lungs must have been in a very weak condition before the London County Council (LCC) was created [in 1889].

Healthy Cities: Medical practitioners and the creation of public parks & garden cities

By Clare Hickman In 1907, London County Councillor, George Haw asserted that If the parks are the lungs of London, the lungs must have been in a very weak condition before the London County Council (LCC) was created [in 1889].