February 25, 2011
Web Urbanist analyzes in pictures the rise of the urban metropolis — Shenzen has been radically transformed, the New York skyline looks much the same, and reflect on the fact that Dubai was an empty tract of desert all of 21 years ago.
IKEA is making up for its almost-disposable furnishings by investing in enough wind energy to power 17 stores in Sweden.
Calling all architects! Next week “more than 100 architects and other design professionals” will alight on Facebook’s new campus in Menlo Park, California, to “envision” changes to the neighborhood.
London architecture is going haywire, as Harrod’s department store decides to add a hotel onto its roof and the city’s soon-to-be-tallest building, The Shard by Renzo Piano, gains its first resident – a fox.
Fast.Co Design reports on yet another pop-up store, but this one has a feminine touch: it’s completely decked out in stretched panthose.