Posts Tagged ‘Urban Explorers’

Dense suburban New Towns – solution for high-growth urban areas?

Picture 1. Tin Shui Wai new town in 2005 Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tinshuiwai_2005.jpg Hong Kong is the ’dream’ of urban planners: the city has been consistently developed in the last decades according to the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) principles, creating strong link between urban density and efficient public transport. What are the pros and cons of such [...]

By Ivan Tosics, on December 17th, 2015 at 14:56

A Summer Do-Over

Did we change something, you ask?  Welcome to the new URBACT Blog! You’ll see, it does not just look better: it comes with several new features, of which we hope that they will make this blog even more interesting and pleasurable to read than it was already. Shall we take a tour? For Cities, About [...]

By URBACT, on August 14th, 2014 at 18:08

Where Are You Going to, this Summer?

Summer approaching, members of the URBACT Secretariat were asked by this blog’s editors for books, which they felt had a strong connection with one city or one aspect of life in cities. Here are their picks on Barcelona, Venice, New York, Dublin, Shanghai, Alexandria, Mumbai, Berlin… and a couple of imaginary or invisible cities made [...]

By URBACT, on July 15th, 2014 at 18:07