Via Next City
2,300,000. That’s around the same as the population of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area.
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 …
We’ve seen advertising subsidise urban transport infrastructure. Could this be the next step?
Send us your best urbanism #didyouknow, and we just might include it in this series!
"For places like Manhattan and Washington, D.C., commuters can nearly double the population during the daytime."
City tours: we’ve all be on them. But this tour from Berlin is not your usual hop-on-hop-off red bus affair. Participants are taken on a tour of the city’s homelessness culture.
Istanbul is a unique city in many ways. Bridging Europe and Asia, the city is home to around 13 million people and a lot of noise. That’s right - the city’s soundscape is incredible, and you can learn a lot about Istanbul by analysing it. Which is exactly what we’ve done.
Increasing population coupled with high rates of urbanization has resulted in a solid waste management crisis. Yet despite shared challenges, the approach to waste management differs in the global north and global south.
Doing some gis for fun. This one is self explanatory.
Human Habitation of the World
Red is densely populated, pink is sparsely populated and grey is uninhabited.
Fact# 3893: If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.
But what if the population of China ran past you in a single line?