Posts Tagged design

Welcome to the 4th Dimension!

October 24, 2011
Welcome to the 4th Dimension!

The idea that maps help us better understand our surroundings, whether on a simple navigation level or by providing a more in-depth profile of a neighborhood is not new.  Maps ultimately serve to help us better understand ourselves and our relationship to the world around us.  They sometimes even let us explore new places within […]

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A Contest for the Concourse

November 3, 2009
A Contest for the Concourse

The Grand Concourse in the Bronx turns 100 this year. And to celebrate this momentous occasion, the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Design Trust for Public Space held a competition on the re-imagination of this place for its next 100 + years. The winning submission  in the “ideas competition,” is  called pUMp — […]

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Urban Sustainability Showcased at International Architecture Exhibition

September 12, 2006

Sixteen major cities from around the globe are represented at the 10th International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale, dedicated to city dwellers and their landscapes. Sunday saw the opening of the 2006 Architecture Biennale, and many are saying it’s more about sociology than urban planning. Entitled “Cities, Architecture and Society,” it looks at the […]

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