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humanscalecities:

CITY LIVEABILITY INDEX 2013
mapsontheweb:

Map of Recycling Rates across Europe Reilly616:Original discussion over in /r/europe.

Edit: Visibility.

mapsontheweb:

Map of Recycling Rates across Europe

Reilly616:
mapsontheweb:

Mafia territories of southern Italy.

mapsontheweb:

Mafia territories of southern Italy.

jamesjgm:

In 2010 Salzburg did an experiment: transform St Julien Street in less than 24h from a car space to a pedestrian friendly space. We need more demonstrations like this!
 
Source: International Federation of Pedestrains http://www.facebook.com/IFPedestrians

jamesjgm:

In 2010 Salzburg did an experiment: transform St Julien Street in less than 24h from a car space to a pedestrian friendly space. We need more demonstrations like this!

 

Source: International Federation of Pedestrains http://www.facebook.com/IFPedestrians

mapsontheweb:

Distortion due to common map projections, at a glance. Source

mapsontheweb:

Distortion due to common map projections, at a glance.
Source

humanscalecities:

Institute for the Future is about to lunch a new website on the makers movement and cities, a crowdsourced forecasting game that challenges everyone to imagine their own city as a Maker City in the year 2025.

humanscalecities:

Institute for the Future is about to lunch a new website on the makers movement and cities, a crowdsourced forecasting game that challenges everyone to imagine their own city as a Maker City in the year 2025.

Window Socket - Kyuho Song & Boa Oh


So this is an absolutley brilliant idea! Just attach the plug on to a window and it will harness solar energy. A small converter will convert it into electricity which can be freely used as a plug when you are in the car, on a plane or outside.

Love this design and I really think it has a great potential.

via timgspears:

urbanbricolage:

A DIY shelter in Paris Belleville made with various bits and pieces found on the street.
By Chapitre Zero Team (Mattia Paco Rizzi & Duccio Maria Gambi), Bellastok, Cochenko, Quatorze, Debrouill’Art, and more.

urbanbricolage:

A DIY shelter in Paris Belleville made with various bits and pieces found on the street.

By Chapitre Zero Team (Mattia Paco Rizzi & Duccio Maria Gambi), Bellastok, Cochenko, Quatorze, Debrouill’Art, and more.

urbanbricolage:

DIY bench in Paris, near the Canal de l’Ourcq.
(by Chapitre Zero: they did it again!)

urbanbricolage:

DIY bench in Paris, near the Canal de l’Ourcq.

(by Chapitre Zero: they did it again!)

mapsontheweb:

Inglehart cultural map of the world

mapsontheweb:

Inglehart cultural map of the world