All posts tagged “river

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Der Wickelfisch

A colleague in the office recently introduced me to a Swiss invention called the Wickelfisch (or baby fish). Below is a video showing you how they work. They’re so neat. So Swiss. And I obviously just ordered one. They’re available via this US company for… Read More

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Living on water

Phaidon has a new architectural book out that surveys 55 homes, all of which have some sort of connection to water, whether that be an ocean, lake, river, or pool. It’s called Living on Water. I don’t (yet) have a copy, but it looks like… Read More

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When the crowd builds a city

I’ve been following and checking out Kickstarter pretty much since the beginning. But it wasn’t until last night that I backed my first project.  After doing that, I immediately started thinking about urban projects that might be able to also get crowdfunded using Kickstarter. How… Read More

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The infrastructure sandwich

Today I came across the following tweet by Brad Tabke. (Brad is the mayor of Shakopee, Minnesota.) @clmarohn’s version of hell from the top of the Memphis pyramid. pic.twitter.com/XLd5hlNY1I — Brad Tabke, Mayor (@MayorTabke) May 7, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js On the left of the image is… Read More