Meet 81-year-old Danish architect Jan Gehl who, for more than fifty years, has focused on improving the quality of urban life by helping people to “re-conquer the city.”
Architect and academic Arthur Barker of the University of Pretoria believes there is a way of thinking about architecture in this country, that says something particular about South African architecture.
The Driverless Future Challenge’s Winning Entry Uses Plug-and-Play System to Reclaim Public Space for Pedestrians
Of the four finalists selected for Blank Space’s “Driverless Future Challenge”, which was announced last month, “Public Square” has emerged as the winning entry, with a plug-and-play scheme to transform New York’s public realm for its streets and pedestrians.
New York studio Edg has proposed converting some of Manhattan’s major roads into public-transit highways for driverless vehicles, in order to reduce travel times and turn the island’s central thoroughfares into landscaped parks.