Bones pràctiques

  • In Italy, a Struggling Town Looks to Refugees for Revival

    Font:   The population of this town located in the toe of Italy’s “boot” is shrinking as its residents get older. The narrow streets climbing the hills of the old town are lined with empty houses...

    • novembre 9, 2015
  • How Buenos Aires uses crowdsourcing to drive innovation

    Font: Cities Today   In 2013, the Government of the City of Buenos Aires led by Mayor Mauricio Macri launched a new initiative aimed at creating a city that its 3.5 million people could be proud of–a...

    • novembre 9, 2015
  • Mapping Safer Streets for Bicyclists, Pedestrians in Portland

    Font: Next City   The Portland native attended high school at 26th Avenue and Powell Boulevard, where Alistair Corkett lost his leg on May 10, 2015, and Peter Anderson was hit on May 29th. Both were on...

    • novembre 9, 2015
  • S.F. Street Readies for Carless Pilot Project

    Fuente: A portion of San Francisco’s Powell Street, long known as a hectic assemblage of hazards for pedestrians and drivers alike, will undergo an 18-month pilot program aimed at improving pedestrian safety, starting next month. The...

    • novembre 9, 2015
  • DIY Nests To Encourage Bird Life In Cities

    Source: PopupCity   The Nest Project wants to encourage bird life in London’s inner-city areas by enabling citizens to create their own bird nest. With rapid urbanization patterns worldwide, concerns about a ‘loss of nature’ start to develop. While green space...

    • novembre 6, 2015
  • Liverpool Just Opened Fast-Walking Pedestrian Lanes

    Font: Citylab City residents all over the world have long dreamed of a way to nudge rubbernecking tourists and other slow pokes to the side of the sidewalk. Liverpool in England has made that wish come true—at...

    • novembre 6, 2015
  • Grenoble: Short story vending machines encourage reading

    Font: Springwise We recently saw commuters in Romania given free tickets for reading instead of using their smartphones. Residents of the French town of Grenoble are also being encouraged to make time for reading in their daily...

    • novembre 5, 2015
  • 8 Cities That Show You What the Future Will Look Like

    Cities udes to grow by accident. Sure, the location usually made sense—someplace defensible, on a hill or an island, or somewhere near an extractable resource or the confluence of two transport routes. But what happened next was ad...

    • octubre 29, 2015
  • The art of the Stockholm metro – in pictures

    From fake underground grottoes to giant bronze tulips, murals making statements on ecology to work by ‘the Swedish Banksy’, Stockholm’s metro stations are full of surprises. All photographs by Luis Rodriguez. More information: The Guardian

    • octubre 29, 2015
  • San Francisco Has a New Model to Improve Public Space

    Along the southeastern portion of San Francisco, residents enjoy quaint single-family homes with multifamily developments sprinkled in, charming restaurants and old warehouses that serve as remnants of the city’s industrial past. But as new residents flood in...

    • octubre 29, 2015