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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Manhattanization in the developing world entails much more than the cosmopolitan vertical aesthetic that awes so many commentators. It also means an intensified competition for shelter that favors the wealthy.

Josh Leon imagines our vertical future.

「許多開發中國家在都市化的過程中,都容納更多都會垂直美學,令許多評論員稱羨,但也代表房地產競爭日益激烈,要吸引富人入住。」

Josh Leon想像人類的垂直未來