Topos 110 – Mobility

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Topos 110 presents cutting-edge contributions to these questions and topics:

GLIDING OVER CITYSCAPES
More and more metropolitan areas are discovering cable cars as a means of transport in inner cities

MOVING FORWARD
It is high time to rethink our mobility. The only question is how?

WALKABILITY AS A NEW URBAN MOVEMENT
Jeff Speck and the walkable city

“WE NO LONGER NEED ANY ASSEMBLY-LINE CITIES”
How to create bikeable and walkable environments through active mobility all around the world?

TURNING STREETS INTO PARKS
How to recode urban space and redefine streets as green spaces in Melbourne?

“(IS THERE) ANY ROOM FOR MICRO-MOBILITY…?”
Mobility researcher Andreas Knie on the fascination and the controversy of new vehicles in urban spaces

NO WALK IN THE PARK
Constant Cap on non-motorised transport in Kenya

MOBILITY: FACTS & FIGURES
Illustration by Steffen Kraft

IN CONVERSATION WITH PATRICK NATHEN OF LILIUM
The sky is the limit: The potential of urban air mobility

REVISITING AUTOPIA
How can we perceive the city of Los Angeles in the context of different types of mobility?

BUS STOP LA
Jackson Adair’s long-term photo observation of a bus stop in LA reveals a microcosm of urban everyday life

“THERE IS AN INCREASING NEED…”
The future of mobility lies precisely in the fusion of mobility and logistics

FRAMING THE EDGES
The potential to reinterpret and reorganize existing urban carpets as urbanes land

A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE
A critical reflection on the walkability term: Great City Chengdu and Masdar City

MOVING BETWEEN UTOPIA AND DYSTOPIA
A comparison between the utopian thinkers of the 1960’s and the corporate utopian innovators of today

UP AND AWAY
Vertical mobility promises new types of aerial urban landscapes that can enrich the highrise way of life

IN CONVERSATION WITH BILL BAKER, SOM
On the interdependencies between vertical transportation technology and highrise construction