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  • #architecture #asmara #modernism #modernist architecture #colonial architecture
  • 4 months ago

Ingenious homes in unexpected places

Photographer Iwan Baan shows how people build homes in unlikely places, touring us through the family apartments of Torre David, a city on the water in Nigeria, and an underground village in China. Glorious images celebrate humanity’s ability to survive and make a home — anywhere.

Photo essay is available here.

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  • #urbanism #informal economies #cities #ted talks
  • 5 months ago
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  • #shameless self promotion #will be posting more street photography on society6 #the man from aarhus #street photography #city life #fashion
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  • #urbanism #street art #Aakash Nihalani #public art installation
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  • #Playground Architecture #Public Interest Design #Playground Ideas
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  • #Morita #Photography #Japanese manhole covers #public art
  • 5 months ago
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The mark of a great city isn’t how it treats its special places – everybody does that right – but how it treats its ordinary ones

Aaron Renn
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  • 6 months ago
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  • #NYC #Little Lost Project #Bric-a-Brac #Street Art
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  • #Public art #Public Installation #Jun Kitagawa
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  • #public art #murals #mural art #Fintan Magee
  • 6 months ago
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Call for Infographics Prompt

Hello Everyone!

I’m currently working on building up my portfolio of infographics/data visualization.  If you have a topic (along with credible sources) that you want to see “infographic-ized,” feel free to contact me and let’s work something out!

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  • #infographics #graphic design #urbanism #data visualization
  • 7 months ago
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  • #mapping the literary landscape #weekly recommended reading #urbanism #kevin lynch #the image of the city
  • 10 months ago
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Placemaking is not like opening a restaurant or retail. You don’t cater to a specific crowd, and you can’t paint yourself into a corner — that defies the idea of community and public space.

Three Lessons on Placemaking (via nextcityorg)
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  • 10 months ago
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