During hot summer days, the sealed environment of a city raises the temperature. Especially asphalt-paved areas reinforce that effect. In Montreal, the Arcadia Studio designed “La Vague”, a project which converts five parking lots into a refreshing public space for relaxing and socialising. 74 wooden frames are arranged around the urban hideout, creating the illusion […]
Google is involved in urban planning in Toronto. Is this as bad as most critics seem to think it is? And if not, how might cities located in developing countries profit from this initiative?
The works of art by André Lemmens show the added value of slowing down: images that seem to be frozen, with moments from urban life.