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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In the early 20th Century, Gaecheon fulfilled Seoul’s demands by providing water for local inhabitants. But in 2010, now known as Cheonggyecheon, this large stream is once again fulfilling the needs of Seoul, providing public space which people and the environment are benefiting from, whilst at the same time acting as a peaceful reminder of the bustling city’s heritage.

Joe Peach on the stream that revitalised Seoul. Read the full article on This Big City.

「20世紀初,价川為當地居民提供水源,此後首爾擁抱汽車文化,需求也大不相同,但是自2010年起,更名後的清溪川再度滿足首爾需求,不僅成為人民的公共空間,環境也因此獲益,同時讓人想起這座喧鬧城市的歷史。」

- Joe Peach論及重生後的韓國清溪川。全文請見《城事》