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Seeing is believing: looking through the walls

What do fast food restaurants in the US and Hong Kong, factories in Germany and police stations in Tbilisi, Georgia have in common and how does this relate to tackling corruption? The answer is glass: all these buildings use glass as a way to emphasise the transparency of what’s going on inside. They are experimenting […]

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The ugly face of Latvia’s landmarks

If you have ever been to Riga you might have noticed impressive or beautiful squares and buildings. However, aesthetics are only part of the story that makes the history of a building or a place. Riga has numerous landmarks, several of which represent Riga in the popular imagination, which we suspect had irregularities in their […]

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