Archive | September, 2013

Infrastructural Citizenship

15 Sep

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The Strangest and Most Tragic Ghost Towns from Around the World

15 Sep

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Link: http://io9.com/the-strangest-and-most-tragic-ghost-towns-from-around-t-1308304680

Buildings, boundaries and selves

12 Sep

Important for the research on city spaces is their relationality, respectively our stance towards certain places.  One has to research on the individual (categorical or group related) “reasons” for being in a place. One’s stance toward a place and the boundaries that we bring with us influence the chance of interaction with other individuals and the creation of social coherence in the place. Furthermore, the boundaries that we draw have an influence on whether we share infrastructures or not.

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Dizzying Pics of Hong Kong’s Massive High-Rise Neighborhoods

9 Sep

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Link: http://www.wired.com/design/2013/08/unbelievable-photographs-of-hong-kongs-crazy-high-rises/