Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you 15 cities that replaced fossil fuels with renewables, China’s epic urban sprawl viewed from space and designing cities with more green space. Continue reading
In Beijing, mobile vendors pedal around the city selling anything—from food to flowers to pets—from their bicycles. Here, hot corn on the cob and yams are grilled right on the back of the vendor’s bike. Continue reading
Canadian photographer Scott Conarroe is showcasing his third solo exhibition at the Stephen Bulgar Gallery entitled “China”. When Conarroe first visited Beijing in the wake of the 2008 Summer Olympics. He returned to China briefly the following year and in 2012 he began photographing that nation against the backdrop of a railway expansion that rivals America’s Interstates in both scope and intent. With imagery from this ongoing study, some earlier impressions, and a surprising new strain of street work, “China” describes a vast historical moment shot through with human-scale dramas. Continue reading
Here’s our weekly review rounding up the best stories and ideas in public space from cities around the world. This week we bring you the future of public space, Boston’s West End neighbourhood, Starbucks in a cargo container, and a Chinese hotel built in just 15 days.