Urban
Mind your step

Mind your step

In many cities is recommendable to watch carefully not to get lucky. Meaning looking when walking so to avoid stepping in a dog, cat or even Homo Sapiens luck. Looking bears another advantage. One might spot beautiful pavements or details that are meant to be stepped on, but no less artsy and storytelling. As the cast iron caps in cities...
Capitalist future for communist buildings

Capitalist future for communist buildings

I wrote some time ago about the communist multi-storey buildings, those hectares of concrete described as collective residential buildings. And I mentioned the solution that the Germans found to rehabilitate them. Around 8.000 apartments were demolished in Marzahn (Berlin) Some blocks disappear completely and their place was taken by parks and playgrounds. Other, which were built with prefab panels, were dismantled piece by piece and...
Urban mobility in Sibiu

Urban mobility in Sibiu

It’s the last summer month and Sibiu is so full with tourist and events, that one might think it’s in the frontline combat service of culture. Obviously, all this population with aestival air moves between the points of interest not only on the two feet s the nature gave, but also by using specific locomotion means. I won’t share details,...