Friday Faves! 5 Things to Watch and Read

Here are this week’s Friday Faves!

Foodlogic – A short documentary that looks into alternatives and the possibility to use local food as a tool to define new urban transport standards, by exploring the logistics of food from the surrounding countryside to the city of Amsterdam and the impact on urban environment.

Agroperifèrics – Besides being one of our faculty members, we’ve talked about Ignasi Lopez before and featured his work with Bside Books. Now he is crowdfunding to complete a publication that showcases a photographic essay on Barcelona’s new “agro-peripheral” areas.

Giambattista Nolli’s map of Rome – Spotted over at Design Observer Places is this geographical gem, Giambattista Nolli’s map of Rome–Pianta Grande di Roma, the first modern city mapengraved in 1748, with a poem by architect and urbanist Dolores Hayden.

Jahn Gehl on urban design – In this interview, the architect and urban designer gives some insight into cities such as Copenhagen and urban design.
[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYL1tgIC?p=1 width=”480″ height=”300″]

Four Ideas to Lead Cities Into The Future – The mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes, shares four big ideas about leading Rio — and all cities — into the future, including bold (and do-able) infrastructure upgrades and how to make a city “smarter.”

Have a wonderful weekend!

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One Response to “Friday Faves! 5 Things to Watch and Read”
  1. Cassie says:

    I’m definitely going to watch Food Logic. I’m reading Animal Vegetable Miracle and so it will go so well with that book.

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