Americans Against the City. Anti-Urbanism in the Twentieth Century
Steven Conn
Umm, I am really curious about this one, I should find the time…

Americans Against the City. Anti-Urbanism in the Twentieth Century

Steven Conn

Umm, I am really curious about this one, I should find the time…

thelandofmaps:

The city that never was: Environa, Australia, a planned city that never got off the ground due to the Great Depression. The street layout shows up on Google Maps. [981x765] (x-post from r/GoogleMaps)CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

thelandofmaps:

The city that never was: Environa, Australia, a planned city that never got off the ground due to the Great Depression. The street layout shows up on Google Maps. [981x765] (x-post from r/GoogleMaps)
CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!
thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

Philosophy of the city
Building on the success of the 2013 conference in Brooklyn New York, the 2014 meeting in Mexico City examines these questions in an international, 21 st century, globalized and fully urbanized context. 

Philosophy of the city

Building on the success of the 2013 conference in Brooklyn New York, the 2014 meeting in Mexico City examines these questions in an international, 21 st century, globalized and fully urbanized context. 

How is our language on cities changing? 
Trending timeline of future city terms based on the number of books, journals & presentations in which they appear. (Source: Google Scholar)

How is our language on cities changing? 

Trending timeline of future city terms based on the number of books, journals & presentations in which they appear. (Source: Google Scholar)

How to Improve City Life [Video]

yuriartibise:

How to Improve City Life [#Video] #cities

At this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, a group of journalists, professors, and non-profit leaders were asked to predict the future of livable, walkable cities.

“If I could have one wish for people who live in cities, it’s that we find ways to connect back to nature, to remind [people] that nature isn’t out there—outside the cities—but right in their homes where they live.”M. SanjayanConservation…

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Leo Hollis published a fantastic review of the concepts and narrative of some tech corporations (particularly, Zappos in Las Vegas) as urbanists.
The architecture of power, 21st century version.

Leo Hollis published a fantastic review of the concepts and narrative of some tech corporations (particularly, Zappos in Las Vegas) as urbanists.

The architecture of power, 21st century version.

thisbigcity:

Is it possible to visualize the flow of our cities? And how can it be done?

This new project from Rotterdam attempts to represent the motion of the city, creating nine videos to capture its urban rhythm.

Find out more in our latest post

On cities and intelligence

On cities and intelligence

Engaging communities in public spaces from Manu Fernández

Engaging communities in public spaces  

Notes and presentation of today´s talk at #bidsantander2014 today

Aquí van mis notas y la presentación de la conferencia en el curso sobre sostenibilidad de ciudades en Santander el 30 de julio. Enmarcada en una sesión más amplia compartida con David Sim (Gehl Architects), la exposición trataba de acercar algunas ideas críticas sobre cómo abordar proyectos de participación ciudadana en espacios públicos.

April-June 2014 blog posts - Ciudades a Escala Humana

SMART CITIES, URBAN MEDIA AND URBAN INTERACTION DESIGN

ADAPTIVE URBANISM AND PUBLIC SPACES

CONFERENCES

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