Cities are complicated. We use the power of mobile and open transport data to help humans survive and master them. Apple Apps of the Year 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017. Google Choice Editors’ Choice + Best Apps of 2016, 2017
So, pack your pencil and eraser, and journey to the metropolis of your choice. Take in the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the urban landscapes on offer as you tackle the challenges of the book’s 30 mazes.
Choosing to live in a city is chooosing to enter into a relationship with it. And like any human relationship, the relationship you have with your city is one that requites nurturing, constant practice and work.
It is by living through trying, exploring and sharing experiences that we accrue valuable insight into what works (and doesn’t) for us as individuals living in cities. After all, being human is being individual. The more we take ownership and responsibility of ourselves as individuals within the city, the more likely we are to find our own individual places, comfortably, within it.
The skill of boiling down an intertwined web of routes into something that can be followed at ease, often in a rush, and occasionally in dimly lit environments, has given scope for some great designers to shine, and for some creations to attain iconic status.
The lane runs along the river Tagus, and with its 7362 meters it crosses different urban spaces each one demanding different solutions. The goal was to define a new urban environment beyond the bikeway, in order to improve this area along the river. The selection of compatible and existing materials was considered in order to make clear the readability and use of the new system.
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