British designer and architect Thomas Heatherwick describes how to bring a human scale and whimsical sensibility to urban life, to create a fabulous future fit for us all.
Figuring out how to walk from A to B is easy in the age of online mapping tools. Just plug in two addresses and off you go. But sometimes getting to a place as quickly as possible isn’t the priority. Take a look at a project in which researchers tried to figure out a city’s “happy” routes.
Iwan Baan takes photos of homes born from human ingenuity. See 18 of his intriguing images.
Architect Chris Downey on how he readjusted to life in San Francisco — its streets, its sounds, its community — after losing his sight.
Chris Downey, an architect who lost his sight in 2008, shares some of his favorite San Francisco spots — places specific to his sightless experience. Enjoy this gallery of beautiful photos of the City by the Bay. Photos by Marla Aufmuth.
For Nurur Rahman Khan, Dhaka is a city of deep contrasts, great food — and “adda,” far-ranging philosophical conversations over tea. Read about life in Bangladesh’s capital city.
Nurur Rahman Khan marvels at Dhaka’s convivial culture and bemoans its economic and structural deficiencies. Here’s a look at his city.