Compare an ideal of the sixties to an ideal of today….. I recommend the tiny house at 27:30 in Manhattan.
‘Superkilen’ is a kilometer long park situated through the Nørrebro area just north of Copenhagen’s city center, considered one of the most ethnically diverse and socially challenged neighborhoods. The design pulls on themes and references that connect to the more than 60 nationalities in the area.
Here are some images/renderings of the park:
More pictures here.
Brief and sharp documentary which brings through the Dutch cycling history of the last century within 6 min. With numbers, facts and simple analysis that gives summarized and clear answer.
“Vast new cities of apartments and shops are being built across China at a rate of ten a year, but they remain almost completely uninhabited ghost towns. It’s all part of the government’s efforts to keep the economy booming, and there are many people who would love to move in, but it’s simply too expensive for most. Video journalist Adrian Brown wanders through malls of vacant shops, and roads lined with empty apartment buildings… 64 million apartments are said to be empty across the country and one of the few shop owners says he once didn’t sell anything for four or five days ” (http://www.sbs.com.au/dateline/story/about/id/601007/n/China-s-Ghost-Cities, 20 04 2011).