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Urban Planning


In topos 104 Rasmus Hjortshøj from the architectural research and photography studio COAST writes about the challenges of the Danish coast – challenges that coastal societies and planners are facing in the present and displays the corresponding images of the “Border” photo project: The territories of the Anthropocene are territories defined by their entanglements, where that […]

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The city of Fort Lauderdale in Florida is looking for inspiring ideas on how to connect a new regional rail/bus station to the governmental center/museum/library hub across two long city blocks through a seamless, safe shade structure. The “Urban Shade” competition is aimed at non-designers and designers, and puts focus on the pedestrian experience, which […]

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Barcelona’s Superblocks have made headlines around the world. Made up of nine city blocks by closing off transit traffic and known for radically changing urban mobility concepts with its ambitious goal to free up to 60% of the traffic area for multifunctional ‘citizen spaces’ and green infrastructure to tackle air pollution and the urban heat […]

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