Light painting WiFi in cities… @endlessCities @timhorton_IDC @roryhyde http://bit.ly/eUuU4X …/via @timhorton_IDC + @roryhyde
Expressive, accessible + popular architecture. @BjarkeIngels on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/tech/2011/02/16/nr.the.future.of.cities.cnn
Excellent communications makes the unimaginable inevitable. BIG Architects wins over New York neighbourhood community board with the help of tools such as this video. (big.dk)
One way to make your city less blah... The... →
Technology Will Not Save Us
“In my opinion the “technologies” that will do the most good, are not new - compact, mixed-use, walkable communities; bikes, separated bike lanes and bike sharing; transit; small scale innovation like wheeled-luggage; simple techniques that we’ve forgotten like passive building design; or globally-understood tech like district/neighbourhood energy based on renewable...
Today's word, Nestlessness
‘Nestlessness’, the inability of a large cross section of people all over the world of working age to maximise their potential due to the inaccessability of affordable housing and reliable employment opportunities in the current economic paradigm. (forum post attributed to Allison, speaking to John Thakara at Designobserver.com)
Vancouver Canucks owner takes a shot at Olympic... →
How to make the city you want: cut + paste from the best of the world. Place De La Republique, Paris / TVK (tvk.fr).
Short interview of Jean Nouvel in his new Vienna... →
Architect Jean Nouvel on proposed MoMA Tower →