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Zak Rosen

Entries by Zak Rosen

A Conversation With Urban Designer, Educator And Farmer Emmanuel Pratt

(6) Comments | Posted April 17, 2012 | 3:33 PM

This article originally appeared in Model D.

This isn’t just a story about teaching a man (or woman) how to fish. It’s more about teaching him or her how to grow their own eco-system.

It’s a story about re-use and waste, sustainability and design. It’s about plants, food...

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Work, Reimagined: Detroit Gets Creative

(0) Comments | Posted January 11, 2012 | 2:01 PM

For nearly a decade, Gloria Lowe was a final-line inspector for Ford Motor Company, checking new Mustangs as they rolled off an assembly line in Dearborn, Michigan. She worked at the River Rouge Complex, a hulking, mile-long structure that, back in the 1930s, employed as many as 100,000 people. By...

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It's Not All About the Benjamins, Baby

(11) Comments | Posted November 30, 2011 | 2:37 PM

This post was coauthored by Blair Nosan, Oren Goldenberg, Eitan Sussman, Amit Weitzer, Miriam Liebman, Dana Applebaum, and Zak Rosen.

Since Toby Barlow's post, "'Detroit,' Meet Detroit," followed by Rabbi Jason Miller's subsequent response, there has been much discussion about both pieces, and what it...

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