Roof gardens: Japan (Osaka) This is amazing! Just another un-needed reason to go to Japan!!

Japan's Namba Park

Namba Parks is a shopping complex located in Osaka, Japan. Consists of a office tower called Parks Tower and a shopping mall. The building is mostly focused on bring a little green into the concrete and metal city.

The Situationist maps, including Guy Debord’s Naked City, present the most radical departure from the grid. In reaction to the rational city models embraced by Parisian postwar planners in the 1950s, he and his colleagues co-opted the map of Paris, reconfiguring the experience of the city through its authority.

The Situationist maps, including Guy Debord’s Naked City, present the most…

Flaneur Society: Guide to Getting Lost.

The Guide to Getting Lost is a pocket sized book which defines the concept of the Flaneur. Using the language of the Park Service and backcountry maps, the guide aims to introduce the participant to a city without the concern of street names and direction

Mapping Manhattan / a new book of personal maps from Becky Cooper and 75 New Yorkers #maps #books #nyc PS- Mike- this might be helpful ;)

Mapping Manhattan / book of personal maps from Becky Cooper and 75 New Yorkers /

Paul-Henri Chombart de Lauwe, map of a young womans movements in Paris, 1957

Paul-Henry Chombart de Lauwe’s map of a young woman’s journeys through Paris, 1957

Francis Alÿs Paradox of Praxis I (Sometimes Doing Something Leads to Nothing)…

Francis Alÿs Paradox of Praxis I (Sometimes Doing Something Leads to Nothing) Mexico City 1997

Leading writers reimagine the city as a site of ceaseless change and motion.

Restless Cities edited by Matthew beaumont and Gregory Dart - M 300 BEA

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