All posts tagged “urbanism

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The reversion of European cities

This recent Economist article makes the argument that, despite the recent (and sometimes annoying) proliferation of electric scooters across Europe, we probably shouldn’t be that grouchy about them. And that’s, “because the rise of the electric scooter is part of a broader and welcome phenomenon:… Read More

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#BestStreetInTheWorld

The below Twitter thread, initiated by Brent Toderian, is a great collection of some of the “best streets in the world.” QUESTION: What’s the BEST STREET you’ve ever come across, anywhere in the world? Use whatever way you choose to define “best!” Show the street,… Read More

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The childless city debate

There’s an interesting debate happening online right now. A recent article by Derek Thompson (of the Atlantic) made the claim that today’s urban renaissance is great for young college graduates, but not so good for kids. Here’s a quick synopsis: Cities have effectively traded away… Read More

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Out of office: Lisbon

The out of office responder is on. I am currently on a multi-day stopover in Lisbon on my way to Malaga, Spain. One of my oldest friends (we went to elementary school together in Toronto) is getting married there this weekend. They chose Spain because… Read More