Mariela Ajras: “I Think of the City as a Large Canvas Loaded With Morphological and Historical Stories”

Mariela Ajras: “I Think of the City as a Large Canvas Loaded With Morphological and Historical Stories” “Mañana Inmenso”, Buenos Aires Museo 2022. Image © Gonzalo Alfaraz Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/981855/mariela-ajras-i-think-of-the-city-as-a-large-canvas-loaded-with-morphological-and-historical-stories Addressing themes involving memory, oblivion and gender, the Argentinean visual artist and muralist, Mariela Ajras, displays her art on … Read more

Transitioning cities and post-COVID planning

COVID-19 has, in A combination with climate change, opened a window of opportunity for rethinking our Australian cities and transitioning them to more sustainable and resilient platforms. To thrive in the face of current and future challenges, all future city initiatives and interventions must aim to build inclusive community resilience and environmental sustainability, as well … Read more

Architecture and Aid: Reframing Research on Informal Settlements

Architecture and Aid: Reframing Research on Informal Settlements Informal settlements in the Bandra suburb – Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Image © Dmitry Rukhlenko via Shutterstock Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/981230/architecture-and-aid-reframing-research-on-informal-settlements Almost seven kilometers from the green of Uhuru Park in central Nairobi, lies the informal settlement of Kibera. It is an area … Read more

The Influence of Gaming in the Digitization of the Built Environment: Interview with Epic Games’ David Weir-McCall

The Influence of Gaming in the Digitization of the Built Environment: Interview with Epic Games’ David Weir-McCall From Epic Games’ Build: Architecture 2021. Image Courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/981411/the-influence-of-gaming-in-the-digitization-of-the-built-environment-interview-with-epic-games-david-weir-mccall Epic Games operates one of the world’s largest games, Fortnite, and also develops Unreal Engine, the most … Read more

Did a Highway Kill the City of Hartford?

Did a Highway Kill the City of Hartford? Courtesy of Norman Garrick. ImageHartfort, before and after construction of I-84 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/981425/did-a-highway-kill-the-city-of-hartford This article was originally published on Common Edge. Can a piece of infrastructure literally kill a city? This is the question that writer Jim Krueger poses in … Read more

What is Tactical Urbanism? | ArchDaily

What is Tactical Urbanism? Plaza de bolsillo en Santiago de Chile. Image © Intendencia Metropolitana, vía Plataforma Urbana Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/980981/tactical-urbanism-the-teleton-of-public-space Today, one of the most popular initiatives regarding public space, participatory design and activism in the city is the so-called citizen urbanism or tactical urbanism. The approach proposes … Read more