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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Can the success of Gangnam Style be chalked up to zany perverted visuals, sly lyrics, and savvy use of the internet? As anyone who lives in a large city anywhere in the world can attest, there’s a bit more to it than that. That’s because every big city in the world has its own Gangnam, its own high profile neighbourhood, which to rich and poor alike serves to entice and irritate in equal measure.

Drew Reed on what Gangnam Style says about wealthy urban neighborhoods.