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What makes for a successful city?
What makes for a successful city?

The question as to what makes for a successful city is a complex one, and one that affects nearly all of us; by 2050 around three quarters of the world’s population will live in cities; Phaidon.com asked an esteemed group of urban experts for their take on successful city living. These experts include Ricky Burdett, [...]

Copenhagen’s Car-free streets & Slow-speed zones
Copenhagen's Car-free streets & Slow-speed zones

Copenhagen’s Car-free streets & Slow-speed zones from Streetfilms on Vimeo.

Making Streets Safer for Seniors
Making Streets Safer for Seniors

Transportation Alternatives’ Safe Routes for Seniors campaign started in 2003 to encourage senior citizens to walk more by improving their pedestrian environment. Funded by the New York State Department of Health’s Healthy Heart program, this was the first program of its kind to address the needs of elderly pedestrians. In 2008, the City of New [...]

People, Parklets, and Pavement to Parks
People, Parklets, and Pavement to Parks

In San Francisco, the Pavement to Parks program has launched an initiative that may someday alter the way many dense U.S. cities decide to treat the streets of their commercial strips. Taking the PARK(ing) Day concept to a more permanent, logical level, the Parklets Program has begun experimenting with trial spaces allowing businesses to convert [...]

How to live in a City?
How to live in a City?

Have you ever wondered what makes some cities better than others? In public access television pioneer George C. Stoney’s ‘How to Live in a City,’ the argument is that it all depends on the quality of the public space. New York City folk singer and architectural critic Eugene Ruskin guides us through unique locales which [...]

New Moscow
New Moscow

Stalin`s plan of reconstruction of Moscow (1938)

Europa ciudad (spanish)
Europa ciudad (spanish)

Soy Cámara. El programa del CCCB. El programa analiza la aceptación en las ciudades de la fuerza de lo colectivo sobre lo privado de como influye en las personas que la habitan.La colectivización de lo privado es el sentido más profundo de la urbanidad en la ciudad. Soy Cámara. El programa del CCCB – Europa [...]