Tag Archives: urban

An urban farming future for Singapore

With the Thought For Food summit just behind us, here’s a short documentary on urban farming in Singapore. The prospect of a rising population coupled to the limits of our current model of food production led an innovative creation by Jack Ng. His SkyGreens (as it is called) makes use of vertical space to grow […]

The (d)efficiency of urban housing

Robert Danziel & Sheila Qureshi-Cortale wonder about what makes successful urban housing in his new book “A House in the City“. From the publisher’s website: What makes a great house in the city? This book examines what has worked well in some of the most successful housing types across the world – from old to […]

We were there: The Ludic City conference

Last week we told you about the Ludic City conference in Brussels organized by iMINDS-SMIT. With the subtitle: ‘Urban Practices through a playful lens’ in mind, we went down to Elsene for an evening of lectures. First off was Quentin Stevens, author of the book ‘The Ludic City’, after which the conference was named. He […]