Posts Tagged:Design

2009-09-20 um 11-56-06

Video Sunday: Copenhagenize’s Top 10 Design Elements

When I first visited this year’s European Green Capital Copenhagen in 2009, I was immediately impressed how walkable and bikeable a city can be. I was equally excited when I had the opportunity to get some first-hand insights into Copenhagen’s recipes for success by Danish cycling advocates Andreas Rohl and Mikael Colville-Andersen in 2012 at…

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TEDx Vienna “Unlimited”: How far can you go?

It’s particularly difficult to blog about TED events as it’s almost impossible to capture the diversity and awesomeness of 17 talks in one blogpost. So, I’d like to talk about three personal take-aways from yesterday’s inspiring TEDx Vienna “Unlimited” which aimed at exploring the limits of life, science, society and inventions and attracted a record…

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Bicycle Culture by Design

I’d like to take a look back at an exciting event that I haven’t yet blogged about. With the global Velo-city conference, the Velopalooza bike festival, an awesome Critical Mass, the City’s announcement to install a public bikeshare system and two interesting SFU talks on “Actively Learning from Copenhagen’s Transport Successes” within a month, June…

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Jane’s Walk: Exploring your urban neighbourhood

Since 2007 thousands of people meet each year on the first weekend of May to remember the urban thinker, activist and writer Jane Jacobs and to explore their neighbourhood by walking together. Starting in Toronto, the Jane’s walk phenomenon has now spread across North America and the whole world, with more than 600 walks in 85 cities in 19…

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