la citta vita

Urban planner. I travel. I collect case studies. I share. I'm particularly interested in the intersection of the arts and urbanism.

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    semioticapocalypse:

Inflatable huts on parade in Red Square, 1924.

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    semioticapocalypse:

    Inflatable huts on parade in Red Square, 1924.

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    (Source: rosswolfe.wordpress.com)

    — 2 weeks ago with 58 notes

    robtheaustrian:

    William H. Whyte: The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces - The Street Corner

    (Source: robtheaustrian)

    — 5 months ago with 1 note
    urbanination:

Stained Glass Park in Montreal, Quebec by Atomic3. 

    urbanination:

    Stained Glass Park in Montreal, Quebec by Atomic3. 

    — 5 months ago with 75 notes
    Following in the footsteps of Ikea and Facebook, URBN Inc., the retail empire that includes Urban Outfitters, Free People, and Anthropologie, announced plans to develop its own mini town, complete with a hotel, restaurants, events space, and—duh—retail.

    Following in the footsteps of Ikea and Facebook, URBN Inc., the retail empire that includes Urban Outfitters, Free People, and Anthropologie, announced plans to develop its own mini town, complete with a hotel, restaurants, events space, and—duh—retail.

    — 5 months ago
    #companies  #business  #ikea  #facebook  #mini-city  #city planning  #company town  #town planning  #urban design  #urban outfitters  #live-work  #real estate  #urban development  #mixed-use 
    IKEA is known for their shrewd reading of consumer behavior, so it makes sense they’re investing in just such a scheme. Strand East is a 6,000-person community the corporation is building on a 27-acre industrial plot adjacent to London’s 2012 Olympic Park. Already under construction, the village will open in 2013.

    IKEA is known for their shrewd reading of consumer behavior, so it makes sense they’re investing in just such a scheme. Strand East is a 6,000-person community the corporation is building on a 27-acre industrial plot adjacent to London’s 2012 Olympic Park. Already under construction, the village will open in 2013.

    — 5 months ago with 214 notes
    #town planning  #urbanism  #city planning  #company town  #urban design  #ikea  #strand east  #community  #neighborhood  #development  #london  #cities  #uk  #england  #design