Category Archives: Cities

Magnificent Antwerp, Belgium | old town walking tour with captions

We hope you enjoy this walk with us in Antwerp, Belgium. Turn on captions for some interesting facts about Antwerp. Our guided walking tour takes us around the centre of Antwerpen old town and covers most attractions and historic sites … Continue reading

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How to manage a megacity | The Economist

By 2050, 6 billion people could be living in cities. How should the challenges caused by rapid urbanization be handled in the world ahead? Film supported by @Mission Winnow 00:00 – What are megacities? 01:01 – The problem with megacities … Continue reading

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Sky Breaking Clouds Falling – Mason Lindahl

mason lindahl’s sky breaking clouds falling directed by matvey fiks the film premiered as part of the “portrait of a place” series on nowness: nowness.com/series/portrait-of-a-place/sky-breaking-clouds-falling “sky breaking clouds falling” is a film-essay directed by matvey fiks to the music of … Continue reading

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Barcelona Offers a Swap: Ditch Your Car and Get Free Transport

By Madeleine Muzdakis on October 21, 2021 Photo: KANUMAN/DepositPhotos Would you trade in your car? People dream of traveling to Barcelona and traversing the medieval streets. Now, the city is hoping that fewer cars will clog the legendary Spanish city … Continue reading

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Vladivostok, the capital of the Russian Far East | Chinese quarter, Japanese cars & Russian samovars

Hi guys! In this video I will show you Vladivostok, the capital of Russia’s Far East. That day in July, when I filmed this video, was the Russian Navy Day. It’s a very important holiday here because Vladivostok is the … Continue reading

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Vienna’s Radical Idea? Affordable Housing For All

As cities around the world grapple with a crisis of affordable housing, Vienna has been keeping it at bay. How the Austrian capital got there may offer a model strategy for cities worldwide.  

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Brazil: The city of Belo Horizonte slows down | Global Ideas

Traffic controls, extensive bike paths and paved sidewalks aren’t exactly common in Brazil. The city of Belo Horizonte is setting a good example with its transport planning. A low speed limit zone and children’s play areas have transformed one area.

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How radical gardeners took back New York City

Seed bombs, the “tree lady of Brooklyn,” and the roots of urban gardening. Subscribe and turn on notifications (🔔 ) so you don’t miss any videos: http://goo.gl/0bsAjO New York City looked a lot different in the 1960s and 1970s. A … Continue reading

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Photo by Pedro Marroquin on Unsplash

Download this photo by Pedro Marroquin on Unsplash Source: Photo by Pedro Marroquin on Unsplash

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Do Cities Need More Green Roofs? | The Kid Should See This

Green roofs or living roofs are different types of gardens that are different types of gardensthat are created on the tops of buildings to help manage stormwater, improve air quality, help cool city temperatures, insulate the building, create park space, support … Continue reading

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