Articles in this category: "space"

Choice Architecture in Urban Space

The target of one million electric cars by 2020 is a good example of trying to solve the mobility problem by replacing our fossil-fueled car fleet with an electric car fleet, leading to more throughput of materials, more energy required for production, and more waste.

Villa Vals, Hundertwasser, Matmata and Yaodong

An inspiring example of subterranean building, integrated in the landscape and taking full advantage of the earths thermal insulation. Looking at vernacular architecture can teach us a lot about “locality” and diversification.

Portraits from Above

Self-built settlements on the roofs of high-rise buildings have been an integral part of Hong Kong’s history for over half a century. Rooftop structures range from basic shelters for the disadvantaged to intricate multi-storey constructions equipped with the amenities of modern life. (Rufina Wu, Stefan Canham


a reference blog on resources, urbanisation and transformation


The driving thought behind this BLOG is that we are in the need of a major transition in thinking and we need to get inspired. We have to approach ‘living’, ‘moving’, ‘using’, ‘creating’ in a different way. Many designers, urban planners, architects and other creative people are frontrunners for change and frontrunners need to be appreciated and shared.

Be inspired!

The team

Katleen De Flander
Katleen De Flander
Urban Environmental Research
Architect | Urbanist | Project Curator
Juan Pablo Ayala-Cortés
Juan Pablo Ayala-Cortés
Industrial Designer
Social Scientist


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