You elevate your vantage point, and all of a sudden everything gets clear.
Author of “City Squares: Eighteen Writers on the Spirit and Significance of Squares Around the World”, Catie Marron is at Rizzoli Bookstore with writer Michael Kimmelman to talk about her book.
Meet Jill Hubley and her many maps.
For those who ever wondered about the origins of the American grid, let’s start with NYC. Author Gerard Koeppel and historian Hilary Ballon know it all and tell the story through a lively conversation.
Take a foretaste of the exhibit “Crow’s Eye View: The Korean Peninsula”, that reprises work from the Korean Pavilion at the 2014 Venice Biennale of Architecture.
After the post about sensitive approach of a mountain territory, we’re back in physical awareness of our environment with a focus on sound.
Wherever is your favorite part of New York, just point at it on the map and discover old pictures from this very place. A website to enjoy without moderation!
You might be interested about this week-end Ideas City Festival. Part of this and organized by MAS and Architizer was Pitching the City, a cheerful event where 5 selected design projects competed.
May is the month to get outdoor in NY! And what a better opportunity to discover the different neighborhoods of the city than the Jane’s walks?!
You couldn’t make it? I attended for you the UN conference on the Future of Cities: an integrated approach to urban challenges.
Urban Layers is an interactive map created by Morphocode that explores the structure of Manhattan’s urban fabric.
This post explores the quality and significance of Public Spaces with related articles, videos, and reports of various events.
HABITAT III is an international conference held every 20 years. The world’s national governments, NGOs and Civil Society meet to cope with key issues such as housing, urbanisation and social equity.
Surprising news about the demolition of bright new buildings to protect Istanbul’s skyline.
The exhibition, going on through june 1st, is called Franck Lloyd Wright and the city: Density vs. Dispersal and explore the ambiguity of FLW’s standing about the future of the city.
See Paris’ urbanization over the past two centuries.
Here are interesting graphics and pictures showing the reshaping of NYC during the past few years, an animation from the NY Times.
Here is an interesting study about the recurrent elements that make Paris look like Paris. Here is the official link to the study
The 18th annual Congress for the New Urbanism held on May 19-22 in Atlanta, USA.