Where Code Meets Concrete | Urban Omnibus

Where Code Meets Concrete | Urban Omnibus

Photogrammetric rendering from Without Friction by Timo Bredenberg. Image courtesy of the artist. “Imagine: You walk out of your luxury apartment building, toward your...
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Tools of Collective Intelligence | Urban Omnibus

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Lost in Transit | Urban Omnibus

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“It was a very expensive and fragile system. When it fails, it fails completely and suddenly.” Image via Kevin Klinkenberg.

Dangerous Nostalgia: Why Romanticizing the 1950s and 1960s Won't Get Us Anywhere

Kevin Klinkenberg (Twitter: @kevinklink ) is a Strong Towns member who is Principal at K2 Urban Design and blogs at The Messy City....
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Breakfast links: The human cost of a distant trauma center

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Submit your shots for the September 2019 issue

Yep you've guessed it The next issue of now Open for reader images!!!!Please read before posting: Simply hit the reply button...
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Breakfast links: This affluent DC neighborhood is divided over barking dogs

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