Creative crosswalks from around the world

A city must be creative, innovative, friendly to its residents and open for newcomers in order to make certain its populace is happy. Urban art is a way by which artists who live in or have a passion for city life express themselves, infusing city culture, traditional artistic styles, modern graffiti techniques, pop culture, and more into their artwork. In that …

Bringing the city back to life

Talented street artist Patrick Commecy, together with his team, creates huge murals of hyper-realistic facades that bring blank and boring city walls to life.   What’s interesting here is that while these realistic yet fake facades trick you at first glance, some of the people painted there were once real. His hyperrealistic painted-on windows, balconies …

Copenhagenize – an index of bike-friendly cities

  What are the best cities for urban cycling? Copenhagenize Design Co., specializing in urban design consultancy and advocates of prioritizing biking solutions in cities, started this discussion in 2011 and managed to give cities around the world a score in order to determine the best methods to re-establish the bicycle on the urban landscape. …

The top 10 biking-friendly cities in the world in 2015

As biking increasingly becomes a vital part of the urban landscape, here’s a look at the top cycling-friendly cities in the world in 2015. Seville, Spain In a few years, Seville will be an example to be followed by others cities regarding infrastructure development for bicyclists .The Andalusian city succeeded in implementing the bike-sharing system …