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Happy City

Collection by Tim Byrne


References from the book by Charles Montgomery

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 Pursuing density at the core sets up a positive feedback loop because activity draws more activity which draws more investment which draws more activity, etc. Charles Montgomery, Happy City, Asheville North Carolina, Biltmore Estate, Grand Homes, Positive Feedback, Peace And Love, To Go, Core

Peace, Love and Asheville – North Carolina

April 5-8, 2013 Our intention for spending the weekend in Asheville, North Carolina was to tour the Biltmore Estate. The ticket for this grand home was expensive, but I was able to save a few dol…

20 US cities you need to visit in your I'm not surprised KC made the list! So did Austin, Portland, Denver, and Seattle- all places I want to go ASAP. Best Places To Travel, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Visit, Us Vacation Spots, Vacation Destinations, Vacations, Lets Run Away, On The Road Again, Travel Nursing

350 Day of Climate Action In Asheville NC USA

Okay, so some of the other “human 350″s in the other 5000 events were a little clearer. But the Asheville, North Carolina, USA crowd was spirited and much bigger than we expected. Hundreds gathered to support aiming towards a goal of 350 ppm for CO2 in the atmosphere. I gave an 8 minute speech on a theme I’ve picked up from Beth Sawin and Peter Senge — the gift of climate change. IE, all the… Read More

Velib (bike rentals) Paris - France Biking paris looks easier than biking san fran. Paris In October, Paris 3, Paris Saint, Paris France, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places Around The World, Places To Travel, Tour Eiffel, Paris Travel

Biking in Snow Storm New York

OMG! Here's my first video.All sorts of storms in New York is a big deal, since millions of people live here, and life kinda stops..I, normally don't go out ...

La Carte Orange cela reste un bon souvenir . Metro Paris, Nostalgia, Pub Vintage, Orange You Glad, Orange Crush, Orange Orange, Childhood Days, Oldies But Goodies, Sweet Memories

1967 : Un petit tour d'alphabet jusqu'à l'arrivée de la bande magnétique

1967 : Avec la nouveau tarif A, c'est l'apparition de ticket valables dans le métro et dans l'autobus. Le format du ticket passe alors de 62,5 X 30 mm pour une manipulation plus facile dans les nouveaux composteurs de bus. Dans le cadre de la mise en place des nouveaux appareils à oblitérer dans les bus (qui "remplacent progressivement le "receveur"que l'on trouvait sur les bus à "plateforme") on passe la longueur du billet de 57 à 62,5 mn ' (pour les billets de 2 ème classe) afin que les…

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America Fast Forward: Charlotte Lynx

This is the third story in our series examining how L.A. County’s 30/10 financing model — and its national counterpart America Fast Forward — could help other cities around the country.…

Creating defensible space (in the commons sense rather than fire prevention sense). Based on Oscar Newman's work in the Happy City, Barn Conversions, Fire Prevention, Urban, Spaces, Studio, Design, Studios

Creating defensible space (in the commons sense rather than fire prevention sense). Based on Oscar Newman's work in the 70s.

Summer Streets in NYC, walking cycling, yoga and more where the cars usually roll. Charles Montgomery, Happy City, Summer Street, Manhattan, Cycling, Walking, Street View, Nyc, Yoga

Summer Streets NYC Will Once Again Ban Cars from 7 Miles of Manhattan in August

Residents, visitors and tourists alike will get a chance to walk the streets of Manhattan during Summer Streets.

Ciclovia, Bogota's weekly street closure turns the roads into fully public space. Charles Montgomery, All Over The World, The Past, French Elections, Happy City, Feel Good Stories, Good Environment, Health Education, Looking Back

Business Climate in Colombia and Bogota-Region | Invest In Bogotá

Bogota is making great progress toward environmental sustainability and protection of its biodiversity by redefining its current urban zoning plan along with protecting the water sources that feed the city, including three surrounding moorlands as well as the rivers and creeks that cross through the city, 14 wetlands under preservation, and the recovery of the Bogota River.Also noteworthy in environmental matters are innovative solutions in terms of mobility and the Zero Garbage program.

Top 10 Cleanest Cities In The World 2016 Happy City, Eco City, Construction, Built Environment, Black Forest, Sustainability, Travel Destinations, The Neighbourhood, Germany

Freiburg: Green City: Das Ausland entdeckt die Öko-Vorzeigestadt

Grün, grüner – Freiburg: Die Stadt gibt sich gern umweltbewusst und erregt damit Aufmerksamkeit – bei einer Nobelpreisträgerin und großen internationalen Medien. Ein Streifzug durchs Internet.

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You have to be carefully taught to perceive a garage as a natural place. I remember having one of these as a kid.

An idea for Penang? Paris to limit speeds to 30 km/hr over entire city Charles Montgomery, Happy City, Bike Life, Chicago Cubs Logo, Paris France, The Twenties, The Neighbourhood, Speed Limit, Urban Design

Paris to limit speeds to 30 km/hr over entire city

The just-elected new Mayor of Paris, Madame Anne Hidalgo, has prepared a revolutionary sustainable mobility project whereby virtually all of the streets of the city will be subject to a maximum spe…

The Place des Vosges in Paris, France, is one of the early examples of terraced housing, which became popular across Europe and North America, differing significantly from wealthier to working-class areas. Paris Travel, France Travel, Saint Gervais, Ile Saint Louis, Grand Paris, Paris Hotels, Parcs, Walking Tour, Plaza

Place des Vosges, the Marais, Paris. Planning for public space before Haussmann. The Hugo museum and quirky shops make the surrounding galeries an interesting walk, and the plaza itself provides a comfortable retreat from what has become a fairly busy neighborhood.

Historic Centre of Siena. A large square surrounded by multi-storied buildings. City and Province of Siena, Tuscany in Italy. World Heritage Site since Exceptional medieval city that has preserved its gothic appearance from the to century. Palazzo, Venice Travel, Italy Travel, Italy Vacation, Cool Places To Visit, Places To Travel, Travel Destinations, Richard Rogers, Verona Italy

Piazza del campo, Sienna Italy. The directional geometry of the space makes it much friendlier to loiterers than it's large vacant space would seem to indicate.

hotel landscape The old sunken plaza of the GM building on Manhattan, designed to keep people at bay. The Apple cube now stands on the new street level redesign. Landscape Plaza, Landscape Design, Architecture Images, Architecture Office, Gm Building, Plaza Design, Sunken Garden, Urban Park, Beautiful Buildings

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New York City: General Motors Building--Sunken Plaza 1968. Edward Durell Stone, Emory Roth & Sons.

Architect Daniel Libeskind’s angled steel Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, the aluminum and glass structure looks as if it crashed into the side of the Neo-Romanesque museum—which is either brilliant or appalling, depending on whom you ask. Architecture Design, Museum Architecture, Concept Architecture, Amazing Architecture, Government Architecture, Toronto Architecture, Frank Gehry, Museum Exhibition Design, Art Museum

The Crystal at the Royal Ontario Museum - Dansk Arkitektur Center - DAC

Approximately half of this building is devoted to gallery space, while the ground floor features a spacious new entrance and lobby, as well as a new retail shop accessible directly from the street. Also included are three new restaurants. This building tells a unique and a particular story which crystallizes the ROM’s programmatic content and the singularity of the site. The Crystal transforms the character of ROM into an inspired atmosphere dedicated to the resurgence of the Museum as the…

The pedestrian street Købmagergade in Copenhagen, Denmark. Charles Montgomery, Happy City, Copenhagen Denmark, Pedestrian, Street View, Horses, Places, Pictures, Bicycle

Horse Dildos: Are you ready to take it all in?

Kobmagergade, another part of Copenhagen's pedestrian and bicycle network.