A quick city planner's guide to the voluminous Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report out earlier this month. Image: Vedanta University Plan, credit: Ayers/Saint/Gross Inc. Architects + Planners
“If you consider where and how urbanization is happening in the world, the single biggest place is China,” said Tim Stonor, the CEO of Space Syntax, Ltd, which guides architects and urban planners on the science of building cities. It opened an office in Beijing in November, hoping to use history’s largest urban migration as a stage for its unconventional approach to designing cities. / via @sonal chokshi
Public Space in the Fragmented City The book presents an urban project approach, which was driven by a series of concerns about the permanent problem of marginality. It contributes to the debate on possibilities of architecture and urbanism to provide planned related solutions for social and spatial integration in different parts of the world.