landscape-a-design:

urban design interventions: additions of trees, plantings, benches, curb extensions, lighting, sidewalk widening, and building setbacks to help greening the pedestrian environment throughout East Midtown.  The conceptual designs introduce key elements that make public space effective and enjoyable – shade, places to sit, and places to meet.
www.nyc.gov

landscape-a-design:

urban design interventions: additions of trees, plantings, benches, curb extensions, lighting, sidewalk widening, and building setbacks to help greening the pedestrian environment throughout East Midtown.  The conceptual designs introduce key elements that make public space effective and enjoyable – shade, places to sit, and places to meet.

www.nyc.gov

posted on 14.04.02

onsomething:

onsomething

Karel Prager | Experimental residential development “City over City”, 1973-75. 
(…) using bridge structures to grow the city into a third dimension instead of its growth out into the surrounding areas. Convertible units – e.g. flats, administration, culture or sport – that were possible to meet spatial requests and needs of residents represented a flexible part of the construction.” Via 1
Photo by Tomáš Souček.

onsomething:

onsomething

Karel Prager | Experimental residential development “City over City”, 1973-75. 

(…) using bridge structures to grow the city into a third dimension instead of its growth out into the surrounding areas. Convertible units – e.g. flats, administration, culture or sport – that were possible to meet spatial requests and needs of residents represented a flexible part of the construction.” Via 1

Photo by Tomáš Souček.

posted on 13.12.31

urbangreens:

jamesjgm:

In 2010 Salzburg did an experiment: transform St Julien Street in less than 24h from a car space to a pedestrian friendly space. We need more demonstrations like this!
 Source: International Federation of Pedestrains http://www.facebook.com/IFPedestrians

More parks!

urbangreens:

jamesjgm:

In 2010 Salzburg did an experiment: transform St Julien Street in less than 24h from a car space to a pedestrian friendly space. We need more demonstrations like this!

 Source: International Federation of Pedestrains http://www.facebook.com/IFPedestrians

More parks!

posted on 13.08.31

supersonicelectronic:

Tristram Lansdowne.

Tristram Lansdowne’s paintings are formations of the imagination floating at sea, monoliths rising from that blue murkiness that is so well unknown.  Within these creations one will find the familiar but still more of the unknown.  See more of Tristram’s work:

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posted on 13.06.27

thisbigcity:

Bury a highway and cover it with a multi-modal, tree-lined boulevard and green space? Austin is considering it

posted on 13.06.20

propaedeuticist:

roof-streets of Masuleh, Iran

(Source: propaedeuticist)

posted on 13.06.12

(Source: architizer.com)

posted on 13.05.05

conganh:

Urban planning in Denmark.

posted on 13.05.05

archiveofaffinities:

Mike Mitchell and Dave Boutwell, Comprehensive City Project, 1969

archiveofaffinities:

Mike Mitchell and Dave Boutwell, Comprehensive City Project, 1969

posted on 13.04.12

climateadaptation:

arquicomics:

Kowloon
high-res image
drawing by Adolfo Arranz

A must click.

climateadaptation:

arquicomics:

Kowloon

high-res image

drawing by Adolfo Arranz

A must click.

(Source: humanscalecities)

posted on 13.03.20

ethel-baraona:


Kikutake Kiyonori, ECO POLIS [early 1990s] |  Metabolism, the City of the Future

ethel-baraona:

Kikutake Kiyonori, ECO POLIS [early 1990s] |  Metabolism, the City of the Future

posted on 13.02.18


Castle Square, AKA the “Hole in the Road”, Sheffield
c. late 1960s

Castle Square, AKA the “Hole in the Road”, Sheffield

c. late 1960s

(Source: scavengedluxury)

posted on 13.02.15

archimaps:

Map of Canberra, 1962

archimaps:

Map of Canberra, 1962

posted on 13.01.31

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