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Fallen Angel

I really love public art. Even though it can be very hit and miss – in Greece in particular we have an abundance of obscenely ugly modern public art – I prefer an ugly sculpture over no sculpture at all any time. 96 more words

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Living history: Downton and Talking Statues

The last week or so has seen several news stories on the theme of heritage and tourism in the news that I found intriguing from the work I’ve been doing on “ 439 more words


A genealogy: #Holly Whyte, #Jane Jacobs and #Jane's WalkCHICAGO

Crawling into the dog days of August, there was a terrific blog post on the website of The Project for Public Spaces this week (and also on Twitter), summarizing the career of… 217 more words

Urban History

Sense of Safety in Urban Environment

Heather Rollwagen’s research reveals that feeling safer indoors or ourdoors depends on where you live:

Apartment Residents Feel Unsafe in Their Neighborhoods, But Cozy Indoors… 65 more words


Et si la rue pouvait se vêtir // What if the street could dress up?


I do not know if it is the summer effect on me -yeh, you can laugh I know I live in Northern Ireland but I swear today is sunny and so were the last two weeks!- but I really want to go out, somewhere else explore, discover. 390 more words

Art Urbain