Monthly archives of “July 2017

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Second Nature

There is a deep connection between skateboarding and cities. Skateboarders are constantly surveying the built environment and looking for new and creative ways to engage with it. I think it’s a beautiful way to experience cities. (Sadly, we often respond by making it illegal.) The… Read More

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Crane capital of America

When people like Richard Florida talk about today’s “superstar cities”, the usual suspects include London and New York for finance, the San Francisco Bay Area for tech, Milan for fashion and design, and so on. And you can certainly find the data to back up these… Read More

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Hive by Studio Gang

As part of the National Building Museum’s Summer Block Party, Studio Gang created an installation in the Great Hall called Hive. See above picture. Note the human for scale.  Hive is an interactive series of spaces built exclusively out of lightweight and recyclable paper tubes –… Read More