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  1. City Images, Architecture & Historic themes
    I have wondered for some time, given how flat Perth is and how new it is, why the many of the streets of Perth are quite narrow, rather than a 40-metre width like King-William Street in Adelaide or that of Melbourne's main streets.
  2. URBN Tampa Bay
    It's happening everyone..it's official, we're witnessing the start of something very benificial, promising and revolutionary for the Tampa Bay area. It's called URBN Tampa Bay and we're here to stay! I first want to take a moment to thank Floridafuture and Jasonhouse, and any other member that...
  3. Citytalk and Urban Issues
    All the cities of the world are different. However, like langauges, climates, religions they can probably be grouped according to similarities/differences in architecture, culture, economy, history, lifestyle. E.g. Latin American cities may be all somewhat similar to each other but very...
  4. Glasgow Metro Area
    I recently read an article about New York proposing to build a subterranean garden in an abandoned underground station in the lower East Side of Manhattan. This got me thinking, as some people in Glasgow be already be aware, Glasgow also has a similar abandoned underground station in the West...
  5. Berlin Talk
    Hi everyone! In a couple of months I will move to Berlin to get my first job in urban planning & design. I studied at a TU in the Netherlands and I don't know many international firms in Berlin! Do you know international offices Urban Planning & Design in Berlin? Or websites where I can find...
  6. Architecture
    I'm sure that you're all familiar with the conventional supermarket being a box surrounded by acres of parking, blank facade walls and delivery yards. I'm looking for some good precedents of mixed use supermarket led developments from across the world as part of my urban design thesis reserach...
  7. Architecture
    Brasilia was a city planned very rapidly, and executed in 5 years. (Yes, thats correct, imagine D.C. constructed in 5 years!) The outlying principals were based on the early-mid 20th century European modernists known as CIAM (International Congress of Modern Architects). These untested methods...
  8. Geografia, Urbanismo e Demografia
    Algo que também faz moldar as nossas cidades e o espaço que as compreende é o mobiliário urbano. Muitas vezes ignorado e não lhe sendo dada muita importância, o mobiliário urbano permite modificar, entre outros, a aparência, funcionalidade e usabilidade do espaço público. Estando as cidades em...
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