Tag: urban living
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POP-UP Parking Aims to Revolutionize Climate Adaptation in Major Cities

Welcome to our projects series where we present benchmarks of urban living – self developed by architects and creative city makers. This week we want to present you POP-UP parking by architectural office THIRD NATURE. Flooding, parking and lack of green spaces are only few challenges our cities face. And with the climate change we […]

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Google’s Sidewalk Labs Aims to Make Cities Smarter

Tech giants are more frequently coming up with products that target urban environments. Google’s new startup, Sidewalk Labs, has already hit the streets of New York City and rolled out several products that promise to make urban infrastructure and public spaces more efficient. Our cities are changing rapidly, thanks to the advent of smartphones, driverless […]

Projects

Urban BIG YARD: Co-Housing Development by Zanderroth Architekten

Welcome to our projects series where we present benchmarks of urban living – self developed by architects and creative city makers. This week we want to present you the apartment building BIG YARD by Berlin based zanderroth architekten. Long before developing the BIG YARD, when Sascha Zander and Christian Roth wanted to start up as architects after university they could […]

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Living Air-Right: Redefining Affordable Housing in NYC

Welcome to our projects series where we present benchmarks of urban living – self developed by architects and creative city makers. This week we want to present you a project by New York City based architects Beomki Lee and Chang Kyu Lee. Adding cabins to unused roof tops like CABIN SPACEY or designing houses on misshaped “leftover” lots […]

Housing

Is Micro-Scale Housing the Future of Urban Living?

According to the United Nations’ World Urbanization Prospects 2014 report, 54% of the global population lives in cities. These numbers are expected to rise in the future. As the population and rental prices continue to grow in large urban areas, a new trend of living in small places is gathering momentum. High-density cities such as London, […]

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