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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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    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.

    — 10 months ago with 220 notes
    #town planning  #urbanism  #city planning  #company town  #urban design  #ikea  #strand east  #community  #neighborhood  #development  #london  #cities  #uk  #england  #design 
    This mixed-use development  located where the Rhone and Saone rivers converge totals 150 hectares (370 acres) and incudes a public park and a streetcar extension.
More info here: http://www.lyon-confluence.fr/
Quartier Confluence à Lyon 108 le Cube Orange by paspog on Flickr.

    This mixed-use development  located where the Rhone and Saone rivers converge totals 150 hectares (370 acres) and incudes a public park and a streetcar extension.

    More info here: http://www.lyon-confluence.fr/

    Quartier Confluence à Lyon 108 le Cube Orange by paspog on Flickr.

    — 1 year ago with 1 note
    #Confluence  #Lyon  #Quartier Confluence  #cube orange  #France  #Jakob+Macfarlane  #architecture  #urban design  #adaptive reuse  #facade  #landscape architecture  #design  #city planning  #france  #orange 
    Valley Architect Seeks to Inspire Design Students →

    Article from The Arizona Foothills Magazine featuring The Autonomous City project. A collaboration with The Arizona Challenge to rethink the future of our southwestern cities.

    — 1 year ago with 1 note
    #autonomous city  #self-contained  #living  #green  #building  #architecture  #desert  #southwest  #arizona  #design  #sustainablility  #sustainable  #environment  #environmental  #eco  #tomorrow  #future  #innovative  #ideas  #innovation  #resources  #habitat  #community  #cities 
    Residential architecture and sustainable living i Annedal outside of Stockholm. (via Housing Annedal fasad)

    Residential architecture and sustainable living i Annedal outside of Stockholm. (via Housing Annedal fasad)

    — 1 year ago with 3 notes
    #housing  #residential  #architecture  #sustainable  #eco  #living  #green  #design  #urban  #planning  #masterplanned  #community  #orange  #families  #family  #playground  #open space  #park 
    CityTracking is a two-year project, to change the way people view, talk about, utilize digital city services, and improve their urban lives

    CityTracking is a two-year project, to change the way people view, talk about, utilize digital city services, and improve their urban lives

    — 1 year ago with 2 notes
    #digital  #data  #citytracking  #urban issues  #urban living  #city planning  #online  #planning tool  #graphics  #infographics  #maps  #mapping  #visualization  #urbanism  #cities  #design  #tool for designers  #community tool  #information