Posts Tagged 'central city'

Visualizing a Walkable City

The city of Pontevedra in northwest Spain has become a leader in walker-friendly urban policy over the past 15 years. To further improve walkability, Pontevedra’s city council produced a map that visualizes the distances and travel times between key places on foot at an average speed of five kilometers per hour. Pontevendra offers insights into the potential for similar initiatives in other cities around the world.

Cape Town’s Central City continues to kick the recession blues in the height of pre World Cup

Cape Town’s Central City continues to kick the recession blues
In the height of pre World Cup fever, Hotel Missoni was one of many planned five-star hotels to open before the 2010 showcase, then delayed until ‘early 2011’. The project was eventually cancelled, left incomplete and the building shell sat empty for quite some time. Fortunately, it was […]