Meg Peterson on the changing approach to art.
Great video: IBM develop a young girl’s idea to build a flashing crosswalk to remind drivers that pedestrians are coming.
Is it graffiti or is it street art? This handy tool can help you work it out!
For a bit more of an in-depth analysis, check out our latest post.
Drew Reed on recent flooding in La Plata.
For Sydney Writers’ Festival 2013, garbage trucks have been decorated with literature. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure!
My tag list needs some new additions - what tags do you follow to keep up with interesting urbanism stories?
These two Baltimore districts would look very different today if plans in the 1960s to build a highway right through them had been realised. However, the city started building the highway and then stopped, with weird results. Our latest post looks at Baltimore’s road that leads to nowhere.
Ian Currie on street art culture in Spanish cities.
That’s how we do directions in London town.
An abandoned Atlanta school’s bathroom is slowly reclaimed by ivy and kudzu.
People leave, and nature returns.
Recent flooding in La Plata, Argentina, sends a clear message to all cities: now is the time to take a close look at drainage systems and try to find solutions to increase their effectiveness. More in our latest post.
It is 150 years since the world’s first underground railway system was created. These posters are from the London Transport Museum’s exhibition titled Poster Art 150: London Underground’s Greatest Designs. (via Brain Picker)
Modern day London would never use the temperature of the underground as a marketing tool!
The Caribbean island of Montserrat has been abandoned since 1995, due to high volcanic activity
Scott Beyer on the impact highways can have on cities.