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 »
From my favorite online video series: "Inspired by the Hoovervilles of the Great Depression artists and activists take down a fence, transforming a vacant lot (owned by JPMorgan Chase Bank) into a living, temporary village. Read more »
Market Street is San Francisco's main thoroughfare. In some ways, it's evolved as a classic example of a non-shareable street, one dominated by motorists, which fractures community and hurts our health. Read more »
This interview with Angelica Navarro (starts at 46:00), Bolivia's chief climate negotiator, shows in poignant fashion the rift between developed and developing nations over climate change.
For some, this rift is old news. Read more »
From the fascinating New Urbanism video series: "Imagine a graffiti-ridden deserted place suddenly turned into hub of music! Raumlabor Berlin transforms the Eichbaum subway station into an opera house. Read more »