Emma Pao Flores

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Autodefensas legítimas y elecciones en Michoacán

MÉXICO, D.F. (apro).- Entre 2013 y 2014, las autodefensas de Tierra Caliente en Michoacán se convirtieron a nivel nacional en la figura emblemática …

Architizer

Hataitai home / John Mills Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is a true Wellington home. Spectacular views, but facing the morning sun, with a slope to challenge …

Parks 2050: Growing food, curbing floods, cleaning air

Growing food, curbing floods and cleaning the air - the green spaces of tomorrow will be much more than just a pretty place.<p>Have you ever noticed a certain similarity in public parks and back gardens in the cities of the West? A ubiquitous woodland mix of lawn grasses and trees has found its way …

Ecology

Smart cities: The future of urban infrastructure

Technology is changing everyday city life, allowing us to instantly adapt to everything from storm threats to traffic jams.<p>Infrastructure is not exactly the sexiest word in architecture. There are no “starchitects” proudly boasting about their pipe designs or subsurface drainage systems. By its …

Smart Cities

Smart cities: Bringing life back to the neighbourhood

More and more of humanity is moving to cities. Improving technology could dramatically change the way we live and work in them – making the neighbourhood the centre of our lives once more.<p>More than half of the world’s population now lives in cities – because for most of us life is better there: it …

Urbanism

Secret city design tricks manipulate your behaviour

Hidden in our streets and buildings are "unpleasant designs" that force us to make certain choices, discovers Frank Swain. Once you know what they are, it will transform how you see your city.<p>When Selena Savic walks down a city street, she sees it differently to most people. Whereas other designers …

Skateboarding

Do you want to help build a happier city?

Does your neighbourhood make you happy or sad? Researchers are realising that how we feel about our local surroundings is vital to a city's success.<p>How do you measure how happy a city is? Just last week, a new app launched that boasted to be able to collect all sorts of information about a city – …

Urbanism

Why purpose-built cities may not solve living problems

What’s better, living in a new city raised from the ground or in an existing city that’s free to adapt? Here’s where designers and dwellers disagree.<p>Wandering the streets of Songdo is supposed to be a pleasant experience. The South Korean city boasts streets that are clean and spacious. There is …

Urbanism

On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

Peter Marino and Marc Jacobs Chat about Design, Architecture, and Fashion

Fashion visionaries Tom Ford, Gianfranco Ferre, and Gianni Versace all began their design education in architecture. In the words of Coco Chanel, …