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Five Fantastic Ideas for Public Furniture

In the search for public furniture there is great deal to be considered; cities need to consider the socio-economic history of an area as well as the surrounding community’s hopes for the area’s future. The ability of great public furniture to inspire innovation and pride can uplift a community and revitalise public spaces. A spirit undeniably embodies in these five fantastic ideas for public furniture.

Tall Buildings Week: Sustainability priority – Density or Energy Consumption

Tall Buildings Week consists a series of articles and blog posts focussed on the draft Tall Buildings Policy put forward by the City of Cape Town, which will “provide guidance during the early phases of the design and planning process for tall buildings in Cape Town”. The draft policy is available for perusal from 1 […]

In By the City / For the City many residents spoke up for the need to beautify New York through color, light, and other non-traditional (read: not-a-sculpture-in-a-plaza) public art. One resident wants people to find new ways to add beautiful color to their neighborhoods. Leni in…

Urban Design Week: By the City / For the City Blog: There’s More to Public Art than Sculptures and Statues