Exxon Mobile is Realizing Corbusier’s Dream in Houston. The corporation is building a complex 25 miles north of Houston proper that will contain 20-some buildings with office space for 10,000 workers, and has spawned a series of nearby sleeper suburbs. This mega-development will not only look like something out of 1920s Europe, but it will remarkably change the urban layout of the notoriously sprawling city. Read more.
Top 10 Reasons Why 2014 Will Be The Year of #ShareableCities - Collaborative Consumption -
See on Scoop.it - Almere Smart Society
A Shareable City enables residents to efficiently and safely share all kinds of assets – from spaces to cars, skills and utilities – to create stronger, healthier and more connected communities. From a policy perspective, a Shareable City looks at…
Qualities of a walkable city
These seven urban qualities have not surprised planners and real estate people in the region. Rather it confirms what is already known that people in Stockholm search for walkability and high quality public space.
(via excellent diagram depicting circulation and … | Landscape Architect…)
RE.WORK: A Look Inside The Future Cities Laboratory -
At the RE.WORK Cities Summit on 13 December, Fabio Gramazio, Chair for Architecture and Digital Fabrication at ETH Zurich and the Future Cities Laboratory will explore: ‘Digital Materiality in Architecture’:
Fabio will discuss a term describing an emergent transformation in the expression of…
From Urban Space to Future Place
Map of the new metros which will be built around the French capital over the next 17 years as part of “Le Grand Paris”