the city’s largest infrastructure project in 400 years
“Historic maps show a bridge existed on this site in the 1800s and linked the centre of Copenhagen to its defensive ramparts, some of which still exist,” explains Simon Roberts, Associate Director of international architecture practice WilkinsonEyre.
New York’s historic Essex Street Market recently moved from its original location into a modern space, urban farms on the city’s rooftops are closer aligned with society’s increased food consciousness than many fresh produce markets.
The small Costa Rican city’s strategic vision is using bees, butterflies, bats, and hummingbirds to improve the quality of life of its citizens.
Every Sunday, the Colombian capital turns over its major streets to cyclists, pedestrians, and sporting events. This 45-year old city-wide program, promotes physical activity, healthy living, and an improved social environment.
Practice for Architecture and Urbanism believe that design can tangibly improve cities, as long as it strives to make a social impact, and resists becoming a service for only the wealthy.