ideas for cities

This Big City on tumblr is your source for ideas that can make cities better. It is curated by Joe Peach and Lucas Lindsey.

Joe founded This Big City in 2009. He is a Marketing professional and works in one of London's most sustainable buildings.

Lucas is an urbanist, futurist, and blogger. He's the child of a suburban nation, but born again believer in an urban future. He lives in Tallahassee, USA.

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urbanfunscape:

People relax on public steps anyway, why not give them a comfortable way to do so? Stair Squares, by Mark Reigelman, were installed at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall in 2007.

人們總會坐在階梯上休息或享受時光,不如讓他們感到更加舒適,美國布魯克林自治廳即於2007年安裝新設施,採用Mark Reigelman設計的作品。

urbanfunscape:

People relax on public steps anyway, why not give them a comfortable way to do so? Stair Squares, by Mark Reigelman, were installed at Brooklyn’s Borough Hall in 2007.

人們總會坐在階梯上休息或享受時光,不如讓他們感到更加舒適,美國布魯克林自治廳即於2007年安裝新設施,採用Mark Reigelman設計的作品。

(via urbnist)

What smart material could transform cities?

Self cleaning paint, heat repelling roofing, and self-repairing buildings all feature in a new post on This Big City. What other awesome materials could transform our cities?

哪些智慧材料能改變城市?

自動清潔塗料、阻熱屋頂、自行修復建築是《城事》新文章列舉的項目,各位是否知道其他能改變城市的智慧材料?