How the Power of Place Shapes Cities

How the Power of Place Shapes Cities Philadelphia. Image via PACDC Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986178/how-the-power-of-place-shapes-cities This article was originally published on Common Edge. There are few more powerful questions than “Where are you from?” People feel intensely connected to cities as places and to other people who feel that same … Read more

What is the City Heading For? From Urban Design to Urban Life

What is the City Heading For? From Urban Design to Urban Life © SFAP Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985589/what-is-the-city-heading-for-from-urban-design-to-urban-life In the 1960s, Jane Jacobs criticized modernist urban planning from the perspective of the integrated city. She believes that the purpose of urban renovation is to establish a better-integrated relationship between urban … Read more

Sensory Maps: What the Sense of Smell Can Reveal about Urban Environments

Sensory Maps: What the Sense of Smell Can Reveal about Urban Environments Besiktas Fish Market Refurbishment by GAD Architecture. Image © Alp Eren Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985983/sensory-maps-what-the-sense-of-smell-can-reveal-about-urban-environments Every city is a complex environment, bringing together people, cultures, architecture, commerce, and even nature. While experiencing a city, a lot of attention … Read more

Concrete Jungles: 6 Cement Alternatives that can Reduce its Impact in Cities

Concrete Jungles: 6 Cement Alternatives that can Reduce its Impact in Cities Wind Tower / AGi Architects. Image © AGi architects Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985952/concrete-jungles-6-cement-alternatives-that-can-reduce-its-impact-in-cities The expression “a perfect storm” refers to an event (typically an unfortunate one) which is exacerbated due to a confluence of negative or unpredictable factors. … Read more

Designing New York: Reimagining Coastlines, Housing and Rail

Designing New York: Reimagining Coastlines, Housing and Rail © Iwan Baan Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985330/designing-new-york-reimagining-coastlines-housing-and-rail No city is like New York. As an amalgam of different cultures, it is one of the most diverse in the world. New York is also facing social and environmental challenges that range from the … Read more

The City as an Organism

AI generated view of Guatemala City . Image © ecoLogicStudio Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984738/the-city-as-an-organism Nature has continually played muse to architects. Colors and forms from the natural world find themselves embedded in artificial edifices. Buildings are also shaped by patterns of the wind and sun, topography, and vegetation. While architecture … Read more

The Right to the Beach: Walling off Coastal Erosion

The Right to the Beach: Walling off Coastal Erosion Construction of the Collaroy sea wall. Image © Northern Beaches Council Share Share Facebook Twitter Mail Pinterest Whatsapp Or https://www.archdaily.com/984650/the-right-to-the-beach-walling-off-coastal-erosion At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020, affluent Parisians flocked to second homes on France’s Atlantic coast as a nationwide lockdown came down … Read more