Posts Tagged ‘urban’

from ananova: A Chinese city has created a pedestrian crossing with a romantic theme to help put couples in the mood for love. Traffic officials in Chengdu came up with the idea for the crossing which features two hearts and the message in English: “I love you”, reports the Tianfu Morning Post. A spokesman said […]


camh

05Feb09

saw this on the 510 the other day. i know a few people who have benefitted greatly from the services that camh provides. but i also know a few people who have simply been overprescribed. and it makes me sad. yeah, it’s scrawled over a bestoe tag, but i kinda like the way it looks […]


6emeia

08Dec08

had to write about two very talented artists from são paulo who collectively make up 6emeia. by painting storm drains, fire hydrants, and manhole covers, they modify the way art and community interact and create new interpretations of the mundane. and goddamn they do it up real cute. there are more photos here.


gou miyagi

06Dec08

i know i’ve been posting way too much shit from youtube but i’m in procrastionation mode so youtube is pretty much my best friend right now. i totally found a bunch of full length episodes of the golden girls too, amazing. ANYWAY, here is a sick video of gou miyagi, japanese skateboarder. what i love […]


this is a documentary created by diego grass puga from 0300TV, examining issues named by five leading  chinese architects in the rapid urbanization of contemporary china: “opening up” to foreign investments, developers and affluence. what are the implications this has on domestic architects and chinese citizens? can an outsider truly design something for a place […]