At Tŷ Pawb, a hybrid community centre in an old market hall in Wrexham, everything flows together harmoniously. From cultural events to market stalls for local entrepreneurs — a place has been created here that gives every city dweller a reason to visit.
The function of future spaces will be as diverse as the people who use them. We’re entering an era where spaces can change function by the hour.
Cyclists are increasingly dominating the streets in Paris. To everyone's surprise, the French capital has changed in a few years from a car city to a bicycle city. But how did this happen?
How can cities encourage better use of roofs? We show four examples of creative policies from around the world that are bringing about positive change.
The newly-released Rooftop Catalogue by architects MVRDV highlights 130 ways to use rooftops in cities. The book provides an overview of innovative ideas aiming to inspire architects, citizens and building owners to take the next step.
More and more city dwellers are experiencing health problems due to noise pollution. It's time to talk about an undervalued urban commodity: the right to quiet places.
The Cost Plus Virtual Store lets customers browse digitally through a 360° retail environment.
An augmented reality exhibition along the River Thames transforms London’s public space into a COVID-proof digital museum.
As we are forced to spend most of our existence at home, startups are coming up with smart solutions to make our spaces more flexible and multi-purpose.
Why buy when you can borrow? Tulu installs tool libraries in residential, office or hospitality buildings available for everyone's use.
In an attempt to attract city dwellers to the countryside, the German village of Loitz is offering free housing and income for a year.
WFH is here to stay. London-based architecture studio Boano Prišmontas have built a flat pack home office for your back garden.