Can we design and build our cities better to stop virus from spreading
No doubt I'm skeptical about how phones and technology are changing our lives both indoors and on the trails. But once in a while I see it can also do good
Co creation is also about place-making and architecture, about creating places where people can walk, meet, discuss and innovate together
Our relationships and communities as an umbrella of people protecting us and helping us facing challenges together
8. March, 2019 I wonder if a home is much more than a house and a place... Things like a relationship, a feeling, a time, a trail... and a story. A story we follow in all we do, both day and night.
Sometimes tourism experts promise good and better times, if the locals are willing to fit into the right Instagram moments
Ever walked into a small town or village and wondered where all the locals are? - I think I know... they are online
The classic silo mentality is something many of us try to battle, but these defense towers like structures are more incorporated into our mindsets than we like to imagine and before we know it, we're back in the silo
Creating networks and open innovation along the coastline is key to find ways to support the thrive of local communities and biodiversity, and help us all face local and global challenges like sea level rise and pollution
Seeing places in different ways - sketch of three different types of visitors - The Outdoor type, The cultural Type and the Eating Type
Understandings of the coastline do not need to stop at the surface of the water - Seeing things under the water can create whole new levels of experiences and knowledge
Locals view their places very different from how visitors view the same landscapes - Often we forget these differences
Sometimes local communities find ways to use smartphones, apps and maps to find ways to connect and be together in better ways, that both support interaction, builds trust and protects biodiversity
Illustration of high waves approaching a city - People looking out of windows saying "we are not ready "
Illustration of a community working together to stop their town from being flooded by water - texted and non texted version
Construction machines making their way to build coastal barriers and a lady standing on the beach worried about the looks of it