Urban by Design

An online scrapbook, made up of various projects from around the world - mostly relating to Urban Design
dequalized:

The offices of the Central Social Institution of Prague, Czechoslovakia with the largest vertical letter file in the world. Consisting of cabinets arranged from floor to ceiling tiers covering over 4000 square feet containing over 3000 drawers of 10 feet long.
It has electric operated elevator desks which rise, fall and move left or right at the push of a button. to stop just before drawer desired. The drawers also open and close electronically. This work, which formerly taxed 400 workers, is now done by 20 with a minimum of effort. 26th April 1937.

dequalized:

The offices of the Central Social Institution of Prague, Czechoslovakia with the largest vertical letter file in the world. Consisting of cabinets arranged from floor to ceiling tiers covering over 4000 square feet containing over 3000 drawers of 10 feet long.

It has electric operated elevator desks which rise, fall and move left or right at the push of a button. to stop just before drawer desired. The drawers also open and close electronically. This work, which formerly taxed 400 workers, is now done by 20 with a minimum of effort. 26th April 1937.

(Source: collativelearning.com, via doctorcrowd)

uxrave:

A wireframe and UI kit by theycallmecrowe

“I used to approach wireframes like everyone else; boxes with labels on them. They provided limited insight or vision, and clients didn’t understand them. As a result, ideas were lost, and a gap was forming in the earliest stages of the project” 

(Source: theycallmecrowe.com)

secretrepublic:

ombuarchitecture:

Cities From The Sky

1 •Dubaï, Émirats Arabes Unis.

2 • Shanghai, Chine.

3 • Mexico, Mexique.

4 • Barcelone, Espagne.

5 • Amsterdam, Pays-Bas.

6 • Venise, Italie

7 • Moscou, Russie.

8 • San Francisco, États-Unis.

9 • Paris, France.

10 • Seattle, Etats-Unis.

via fubiz

Humanity’s monuments.

maplibrary:

Map Library Treasure. Amazing book by French architect Florence Lipsky, “San Francisco: La grille sur les collines (The Grid meets the Hills)” (1999).  Excellent blend of history, planning, and geography. Here are just a few pages…

(via doctorcrowd)

thisbigcity:

To the north, historic development in a Spanish region. To the south, urban design fuelled by Spain’s real estate boom. 
Urban growth in Spain is seriously disjointed. We take a look in more detail in our latest post. 

thisbigcity:

To the north, historic development in a Spanish region. To the south, urban design fuelled by Spain’s real estate boom. 

Urban growth in Spain is seriously disjointed. We take a look in more detail in our latest post

(via theatlanticcities)

scalesofperception:

On a Cruise | Nikonist65
It amazing to think that this large structure is always traveling and in motion. Are we destined to become a society where our transportation faculties become our residences, permanently?  
SoP - Scale of Environments

scalesofperception:

On a Cruise | Nikonist65

It amazing to think that this large structure is always traveling and in motion. Are we destined to become a society where our transportation faculties become our residences, permanently?  

SoP - Scale of Environments

(via doctorcrowd)

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