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Small vehicles of Tokyo.

A visual catalogue of the many small vehicles found in Tokyo streets where the automobile is rarely seen. We could do with more of these around here.

Linked on the 3rd of October, 2021 Details

Walkable streets matter.

Someone with a one-hour commute in a car needs to earn 40% more to be as happy as someone with a short walk to work. On the other hand, researchers found that if someone shifts from a long commute to a walk, their happiness increases as much as if they’d fallen in love.

Walkable cities have so many benefits.

Linked on the 26th of October, 2020 Details

Smart lifts, lonely workers, no towers or tourists.

Another interesting take on changes to architecture and urban living post-coronavirus.

Linked on the 2nd of May, 2020 Details

There are so many co-working spaces these days you could probably work for a whole year just by using all the free trials.

Noted on the 15th of February, 2020 Details

The Invisible City Beneath Paris.

Great article on the Paris catacombs and the "cataphiles" that map and explore them. It's excerpted from a book which I'm definitely adding to my reading pile.

Linked on the 4th of July, 2019 Details

Barcelona is leading the fightback against smart city surveillance

Reversing the smart city paradigm. Barcelona is moving from the surveillance capitalism model, where data is opaque and owned by subcontractors and third parties, to a model where citizens own their data.
Linked on the 28th of May, 2018 Details