Sydney makes steps towards becoming a pedestrian city. Jan Gehl begs us to “please walk as much as possible in our city.
New York City has also been meeting its goals for increasing access to public spaces and parks and improving bicycling and safety. Since commuter bicycling has more than tripled due to the network of bike lanes, bike routes, and greenways.
Good architecture and urban planning from conception to actualization allows for a greater probability that the multitude of complex systems woven into the operation and behaviors of a city functions ideally.
Mapping Mississippi Street (Portland OR) Very clean diagram showing the amenities on the street corridor with a figure ground of just the corridor. Nice color scheme, and the diagram is not too busy and distracting.
eschewing the conventional role in traditional architectural hierarchies, this project acts as a catalyst to an overcrowded favela by bringing in social infrastructure and a connection between top-down and bottom-up initiatives.