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humanscalecities: I am curating Tech and urban life via Scoop.it, focusing on news and resources on smart cities. I am quite critic about the current buzz on smart cities but following news is relevant to be up to date.
Design is People– Jane Jacobs via the institute of urban design (via shriyashriyashriya)
Beyond Smart Cities: An Interview with Tim...
opensourcecities: Open Source Cities (OSC) spoke with Tim Campbell, Chairman of the Urban Age Institute about his new book Beyond Smart Cities. This is part one of a two-part interview OSC is conducting in association with the Meeting of the Minds 2011 gathering. Background Tim Campbell has worked for almost four decades in urban development with experience in scores of countries and hundreds...
Metropolitan Metamorphosis: The Creation of the... →
humanscalecities: A visual tour of past efforts, many better left unrealized, that have shaped the way we live and work in cities—as seen in the pages of Scientific American
Human Scale Cities: History of urbanism in 6... →
humanscalecities: The text is in spanish, but the videos are in english. Originally posted in my blog Desde que hace un año hice el ejercicio de recopilar una serie de vídeos sobre políticas urbanas para una sesión audiovisual en el curso Repensar las políticas urbanas 30 años después no he dejado de ir…
urban difference: Taking urban sustainability... →
urbandifference: In the last decade of planning and policy making, radical or experimental approaches to the organisation of society and the way we plan, design and manage cities have been rare. What has instead evolved during recent years is a firm consensus that sustainable societies and cities can be achieved…
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shriyashriyashriya: I’ve lived for extended periods (3+ months) in these cities: New York, Montreal, Moscow, New Delhi, Washington DC (technically Bethesda), Bucharest, London and Buenos Aires. Tonight I was thinking about what this meant and I drew the following lessons: 1. No two cities are alike: each has a…