Reading Time: 9 minutes Taksim Square in Turkey

Taksim Square Reloaded: Urban Policy in the New Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announces the unveiling of a new cultural center to replace a flagship of Turkish nationalism, shedding light on how the president's politics influence urban policy in Istanbul.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Amager Bakke

Amager Bakke: Copenhagen’s Power Plant And Ski Slope

In addition to powering 62,500 homes in the city, Copenhagen’s waste-fired power plant, will include the country’s first ski slope, a go-kart track, and support the world’ tallest artificial climbing wall.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Bowling for Mindful Urban Spaces

Bowling for Mindful Urban Spaces

On the Scottish western coast lies a small village with big dreams to bring the first linear bridge to Scotland
Reading Time: 6 minutes Earthquakes

After Two Earthquakes, Mexico City Shows Resilience

Volunteers and architecture students detail the resilience and disaster relief efforts that they witnessed onthe ground in response to the earthquakes that shook Mexico City in September.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Essen Green City

Essen: City of Coal Goes Green

The German city of Essen demonstrates how to transform an industrial city from a coal-choked center to the 'green capital' of Europe
Reading Time: 2 minutes Eternal Youth

Eternal Youth

Farid Tabarki examines the relationship between the Hitler Youth, creativity, effectuation and LSD.