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The language of the built environment…

Issue 410
CONsult v.
to pretend to consider views of locals in town planning
ghetto n.
storage unit for poor people
greenbelt n. (archaic)
protected important natural land which cannot be built on; (modern) building site
powerhouse n.
unnecessary, albeit impressive, building to house a political leader
topdown adj.
descriptive of relationship between wealth and altitude in living locations
gated community

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