The conventional wisdom is that you shouldn't reinvent the wheel. Leave it to MIT to do just that, and make it worthwhile. MIT's SENSABLE City Lab unvieled their Copenhagen Wheel at COP15 last month to great fanfare. And for good reason. Read more »
I stroll down the aisle and sniff the basil carried on the air from the next stand over.
The sun is warm on my head, and there are children running about at my feet. They are not mine, but I know them all. Read more »
Can a city's planning and design promote positive mental health?
New research has documented that pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods can be particularly important for maintaining good mental health, especially in the elderly. Read more »
When people think about pretty girls riding bikes in dresses and heels, young families taking their babies to get groceries by bike, or arriving at the opera on a bike… they do not think of the citizens of Edmonton, Alberta (that would be in C. Read more »
Jay Cox-Chapman at Stack Design Build in Pawtucket, Rhode Island sent me this awesome time lapse video of 32 shipping containers being upcycled into 12 incubator office/studio spaces in a neighborhood that (he says) needs it. Read more »