"The past is not dead. In fact it’s not even past."—William Faulkner
When looking at our cities, can you see the life that you imagined leading? Where do you spend your time? Are our cities inspiring and comforting? Do they offer beauty and health, opportunities and creative experience? Are they rich in culture and distinct in identity?
Last month when our newest client SWAGG/Firethorn asked us to change the "vibe" in their office, I had to reach into my Hip Hop/B-Boy backpack and tap into the world of Graffiti as a solution for their needs. What our client wanted was an attitude change in the form of an art project.
Forget Google's slow-updating Streetview. Forget even high-tech satellite imagery. Atlanta's plans to become the World's most mapped city involve good old volunteer boots on the ground, part of a large Mapathon project this weekend.
Do you spend your days traipsing around San Francisco? Then congratulations, you live in America's least wasteful city according to a study conducted by Nalgene. The water bottle company questioned 3,750 people in America's 25 ...