In great cities, spaces as well as places are designed and built: walking,...– Rebecca Solnit (via lifeonfoot)
design with the other 90%: cities
tealight: INCREMENTAL HOUSING PROJECT, CHILE before and after paper models created by residents in a community workshop “The Incremental Housing project in Iquique, Chile, and Monterrey, Mexico produces half-finished houses that are completed by the residents and contain only the essentials of a built home—bathroom, kitchen, structure and roof—in order to stretch resources further...
TechCrunch: A City Is A Startup: The Rise Of The... →
irishboyinlondon: An interesting piece comparing successful cities to start up businesses On stage at last month’s Le Web conferenceShervin Pishevar, a Managing Director at Menlo Ventures, stated “The World is a Startup.” It’s an interesting perspective, and I think what’s true for the world is also true for countries, states and municipalities. With developments like last month’sannouncement...
studio630: Architectural Pairs: Architecture vs. Landscape This is the first event in the ‘Architectural Pairs’ lecture and discussion series from Strelka featuring Bjarke Ingels (BIG - Copenhagen) and Martin Rein-Cano (Topotek1 - Berlin). “The reappropriation of architectural systems and geometries has enriched the design process of the profession. This phenomenon has made the landscape...
…it´s not about reinforcing concrete- it´s about reinforcing your ideas!
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Great cities are tough; their ugliness is...
Hack the City Open Call | Science Gallery →
HACK THE CITY 22:06:12 – 07:09:12 Call for Proposals Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland is seeking proposals for an upcoming major exhibition and festival HACK THE CITY Call Opens: Monday 5 December Call Closes: Friday 20 January Exhibition duration: 22 June 2012 – 07 September 2012 Festival dates: 11-15 July 2012 Calling all hackers, makers, doers, data nerds,...