Friday Faves! 5 Things to Watch and Read
Here are this week’s Friday Faves!
Foodlogic – A short documentary that looks into alternatives and the possibility to use local food as a tool to define new urban transport standards, by exploring the logistics of food from the surrounding countryside to the city of Amsterdam and the impact on urban environment.
Agroperifèrics – Besides being one of our faculty members, we’ve talked about Ignasi Lopez before and featured his work with Bside Books. Now he is crowdfunding to complete a publication that showcases a photographic essay on Barcelona’s new “agro-peripheral” areas.
Giambattista Nolli’s map of Rome – Spotted over at Design Observer Places is this geographical gem, Giambattista Nolli’s map of Rome–Pianta Grande di Roma, the first modern city map–engraved in 1748, with a poem by architect and urbanist Dolores Hayden.
Jahn Gehl on urban design – In this interview, the architect and urban designer gives some insight into cities such as Copenhagen and urban design.
Four Ideas to Lead Cities Into The Future – The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, shares four big ideas about leading Rio — and all cities — into the future, including bold (and do-able) infrastructure upgrades and how to make a city “smarter.”
Have a wonderful weekend!