Art Nicolai

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Is There a Medellín Hype Machine?

Tearing Down an Urban Highway Can Give Rise to a Whole New City

Hitachi to build 'world's fastest' lift in China

The lift will go from floors one to 95 in 43 seconds<p><b>Hitachi has said it will install a lift capable of reaching speeds of 72km/h (45mph) into a skyscraper in Guangzhou, southern China.</b><p>The lift, the fastest in the world, would take 43 seconds to go from the first to 95th floor in the Guangzhou CTF …

Skyscrapers

Has Manhattan Become Too 'Manhattanized'?

Is Chicago Still the Urban Development Promised Land?

For pro-development types, Chicago is often thought of as something of a promised land. While it may not have Houston’s complete lack of a zoning …

Articles about suburban sprawl photographed above on Dwell.com - Dwell

Christoph Gielen's aerial photography reveals the patterns created by suburban development.<p>It’s become an all-too-familiar scenario all across America: A city’s downtown, once a thriving place to live and work, has...<p>When an urban expat couple decided to build the suburban house they wanted rather …

Architecture

El nuevo SketchUp 2013

El nuevo SketchUp 2013<p>La nueva versión del software SketchUp se ha centrado principalmente en dos cosas: la primera en crear un ecosistema que …

Path

Momentos de un Arquitecto

¿Progreso o hacinamiento? La otra cara de Hong Kong

Bloques de cemento uno de encima de otro. Tan interminables como deprimentes. Así es una de las zonas de Hong Kong, la ciudad del mundo con mayor …

Ciudades Verticales una opción para el futuro

El crecimiento de la población mundial se ha dado de manera muy rápida en las últimas décadas. Muchas de estas personas vivirán en ciudades cada vez …