Tagged: urbanism


L’ordinaire pas cher

La question n’est pas «a-t-on les moyens de se développer comme Bilbao, Barcelone ou Malmö» et de faire les «fines gueules», mais plutôt peut-on se permettre de continuer à se développer avec une mentalité de magasin à 1$. Peut-on progresser réellement à long terme en voulant toujours moins cher, sans trop d’exigences côté urbanisme et […]

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A new kind of corner store

An interesting idea; making corner stores pickup points for produce baskets giving visibility to the farms and trying to make the corner store a healthier “source” of food.

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Vélos à Copenhague

(via l’excellent imagine (le) mile-end)

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Special Innovation Zone

Imagine a place—perhaps a shrinking city, or a badly savaged brownfield neighborhood—where laws were set up to strip rules and regulations down to a do-no-harm minimum (maintaining criminal laws and protecting health, safety, workers’ rights and civil liberties, but perhaps limiting liability and certainly slashing red tape and delays) allowing for wild deviations from existing […]

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Logroño Montecorvo Eco City

Great eco city project in Spain; Logroño Montecorvo Eco City uses only 10% of the surface it was allocated for buildings and the rest for energy generation, parcs, etc.

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