Mathew Wood-Hill on the challenges facing future cities.
The Future’s Most Walkable Cities: Prepare to Be Surprised
Srividya Kalyanaraman, time.com
Walkable urban places are the cities of the future, a new study says. And where will those be? New York, Boston? Try Miami and Phoenix. No, we’re not kidding.
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Tere García Alcaraz on urban activation in Barcelona.
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A new initiative from Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC) and agency FCB Mayo does more than advertise—it cleans up the very air we breathe.
Walkable City by Jeff Speck (via zestoftheday)
It’s easy to think that London is a pretty green city. But there’s no shortage of urban motorways too, and the air quality is among the worst in Europe.
Images © Bell Phillips
You’re cooking dinner. You realize you’re missing a key ingredient – garlic for the pasta, let’s say, or lettuce for your salad. Something without which you can’t get the meal on the table. How long would it take you to walk to a store where you can buy it?
New York City get ready - the latest addition to your built environment will be a self-reinforcing fungus tower.