Philip Yang

Can São Paulo Avoid the Abyss of New York City in the 1970s?

By Alexandros Washburn and Philip Yang São Paulo is the New York of the 1970s. The Cracolândia, the Campos Elíseos, Vila Leopoldina, and other central neighborhoods live the same problems with crime, drugs, homelessness, prostitution that Times ...

Cities We Make

By Philip Yang, founder of Urbem Every branch of knowledge is providing evidence that socially mixed urban areas are key to the future of cities’ cohesiveness and prosperity. Social and environmental sciences are showing both the opportunities of a deeper ...