Places

Reading Time: 10 minutes Mr. Rogers Statue (by Roger Berk) Overlooking Pittsburgh (Foo Conner | Jekko)

Pittsburgh: Appalachia’s Resourceful Creative City

Once the center of American steel, Pittsburgh went through an implosive period during the 80s but has since reemerged from the ashes of deindustrialization, forging a new identity as the next great U.S. metropolis—one that equally embraces resourcefulness, innovation and creativity. We continue with our #CreativeCitiesUSA series to see how the city is leading the way in America’s Rust Belt.
Reading Time: 1 minute Apis Cor Exterior of House (Courtesy of Apis Cor)

Apis Cor 3D-Prints House in Only 24 Hours

Employing a compact system, the company printed a 400-square-foot (37 m²) abode with a concrete slurry—completely on-site in Russia—for less than $11,000.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Kinfolk Brass Band New Orleans (Source: Chelsea MItchell via neworleanskinfolk.com)

New Orleans: The Culture of Resilient Music Arises After Katrina

New Orleans, the Big Easy or simply NOLA—it is the multicultural, cosmopolitan land of brass, jazz and blues that's survived many economic struggles and natural disasters and has somehow maintained its resilient spirit. We continue with our #CreativeCitiesUSA series to see how the city has rebuilt itself since Hurricane Katrina.