Posts tagged with 'design'
Floating City for Haiti: Does it Hold Water?
Floating City for Haiti: Does it Hold Water?
Floating cities may seem like science fiction, but for some architects and planners, the concept is a real consideration for sustainable urban design, especially  for coastal city-dwellers who face rising sea levels and climatic disasters that demand alternatives to existing ...
IBM Helps Cities Become Smarter
IBM Helps Cities Become Smarter
Congestion pricing to reduce traffic and pollution; water systems that automatically detect leaks in pipelines and notify authorities; food that is tracked from farms to supermarkets to ensure food safety. These are some of the recent technological advances that are ...
Friday Fun: Scrapertown
Friday Fun: Scrapertown
Scrapertown, a film by Drea Cooper & Zackary Canepari for Californiaisaplace.com. “[It] is definitely a process, and that process is definitely for the kids so they can get their mind off of what’s really goin’ on on these streets,” says ...
Public Art, Public Space and Great Places
Public Art, Public Space and Great Places
The concept of the “Do-It-Yourself” (D.I.Y.) city is far more complex than stereotypes of young people pasting posters to walls or hastily drawing bike markers on streets. Take, for example, our post on Latino New Urbanism about how immigrants are shaping ...
Moscow Metro Map and Usability of Public Transportation Maps
Moscow Metro Map and Usability of Public Transportation Maps
Moscow just released its new metro map. We thought it would be interesting to write about the most well-designed maps of various cities’ public transit systems. Moscow’s new map took four years to develop, according to the design firm behind it, Art. ...
Friday Fun: Bike Typography
Friday Fun: Bike Typography
Juri Zaech, a Swiss designer and art director living in Paris, is working on a fun prototype of a bike stylized in the form a name, as part of a project called “Write a Bike.” He even designed a tandem bike ...
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