All posts tagged “architect this city

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133 Wai Yip Street, Hong Kong

Dutch architecture firm MVRDV recently converted an old industrial building in Hong Kong into new office space. The overall project size is roughly 200,000 sf. What’s unique about the project is the obsessive focus on transparency and glass. Here’s what the interior looks like: And… Read More

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Towards car-free living

Right now, there’s an apartment building in San Francisco that is trying to encourage car-free living by offering residents a $100 per month credit that can be used for Uber and/or for public transit. Prospective residents can even get a $20 credit to go check… Read More

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The Storefront Index

The folks over at City Observatory have recently developed something called The Storefront Index.  It is a mapping of “clustered” consumer-facing storefront businesses across the 51 largest cities in the United States and within a 3-mile radius of their CBD. (Their definition of cluster is… Read More