Tag Archives: Urban

New Humorous Urban Interventions by Levalet Combine Wheatpaste Artworks with Public Architecture — Mediasota

“Incognito,” image via Levalet Artist Levalet (previously) headlined this year’s Roads Street Art Festival, which brought together street mosaics, basketball, DJs, and more in Orleans, France this past April. For the festival, Levalet (a.k.a. Charles Leval) created several new craft … Continue reading

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Sao Paulo high-rise catches fire and collapses, killing at least one and showering streets with fiery debris — National Post

The 20-storey structure was a former police headquarters. The Associated Press reported in 2017 that around 350 families were squatting there via Sao Paulo high-rise catches fire and collapses, killing at least one and showering streets with fiery debris — National … Continue reading

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Soaring Wire Mesh Buildings Cast Ethereal Shadows Over Coachella Music Festival – Colossal

Italian artist Edoardo Tresoldi (previously), known for his massive architectural sculptures made of wire, built three transparent structures for this year’s Coachella music festival in California. Titled ‘Etherea’, the sculptural series was comprised of three identical buildings in different sizes, inspired by … Continue reading

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The Storytellers Reading to Cuba’s Cigar Factory Workers

Great Big Story Published on 18 Apr 2018 SUBSCRIBED 2.2M Cuba is world-renowned for its cigars. But there’s a deeper story behind their creation. As per a tradition that started in 1865, storytellers, or “lectores,” stand at a platform reading … Continue reading

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TETRO agency + fernando volken togni develop giant participatory street art in Lyon

To reveal the new face of the city center of Lyon, TETRO agency invited the brazilian artist Fernando Volken Togni to create his vision of the french city and its brand-new pedestrian street with a giant participatory fresco. the event aimed to … Continue reading

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OMG WE ARE IN BRAZIL AND IT’S UNDERRATED!!!

 

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Masterplan will transform Salford’s A6 corridor and beyond

A HUGELY ambitious masterplan to create a new city district situated between Greater Manchester’s Central Business District and Salford’s MediaCityUK, transforming the University of Salford campus and surrounding areas, has been agreed between the University and Salford City Council. The … Continue reading

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Carnaval 2018, Rio De Janeiro — Never Ending Gap Year

https://videopress.com/embed/giLFIFQl?hd=0&autoPlay=0&permalink=0&loop=0 In seven years of travel blogging no story has been as difficult to write as this experience of Rio de Janeiro’s Carnaval. A week after the event I’m still processing and debating with myself what I should and shouldn’t … Continue reading

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The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water

Cape Town’s taps are due to be turned off because of severe drought. It is not alone in having water woes. Source: The 11 cities most likely to run out of drinking water

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THE FUTURE OF CITIES

From Oscar Boyson, who says, “This is a conversation starter first, a video second. I’d love to hear your thoughts on cities, the future, and this project. I shared some words, a reading list and featured interviewees here: medium.com/@oscarboyson/the-future-of-cities-ba4e26c807fe#.lrpyoofi4 * … Continue reading

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