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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sociology-of-space:

The billboard that could house the homeless

A Slovakian design agency has come up with a small but beautifully designed living space fitted into the triangle created by adjacent billboards. Now they just need funding …

http://www.theguardian.com/society/shortcuts/2014/jul/02/billboard-that-could-house-homeless

We’ve seen advertising subsidise urban transport infrastructure. Could this be the next step?