Weekly conversation on the Strong Towns movement, hosted by Strong Towns founder and president Charles Marohn and frequently featuring special guests. The podcast explores how we can financially strengthen our cities, towns, and neighborhoods and, in the process, make them better places to live.
Design is everywhere in our lives, perhaps most importantly in the places where we've just stopped noticing. 99% Invisible is a weekly exploration of the process and power of design and architecture. From award-winning producer Roman Mars.
Provides practical help and encouragement on urban mobility issues for an international audience. It is for anyone, in any country, pushing for local changes to urban transport and public space, especially if you want your city to be more socially just, sustainable, safe, productive, full of great places and much better at helping us all to flourish.
In this podcast series Michael Lake, President and CEO of Leading Cities, speaks with a variety of thought leaders from visionary companies providing actionable solutions to major issues plaguing cities today.
Blog by a group of postgraduate students studying Urban Design at Newcastle University with backgrounds consisting of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape.A diverse cohort coming from India, China, Malaysia, Turkey and England, and we are going to share a variety of elements of urban design.
These fire insurance maps chart the development of over 12,000 US towns and cities and include large-scale plans of cities and towns. Maps were produced 1867 - 1970, and drawn at a scale of 50 feet to an inch, list street blocks and building numbers, and detail building outline, size and shape.
The Sanborn Map Company, founded in 1867, was the primary American publisher of fire insurance maps for nearly 100 years. These maps were created to assist fire insurance companies to assess risk associated with insuring a particular property.
The journal uses empirical data to reinforce and refine theoretical developments in urban studies, draws on the specificities of the African context, and opens up geographically diverse conversations on African cities.
Considering research in the areas of transport, urban planning, architecture and design, and energy and infrastructure, it publishes fundamental and applied research, critical reviews and case studies. This includes experimental development, demonstration and computer modelling.