Think Globally, Act Locally

‘Local character’ is thus no mere accidental old-world quaintness, as its mimics think and say. It is attained only in course of adequate grasp and treatment of the whole environment, and in active sympathy with the essential and characteristic life of the place concerned. Patrik Geddes, a pioneer in town planning Although, the meaning of […]

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February 6, 2012 at 13:04 :: Filed under Musings, Politics :: [*] :: 2 Comments ::

Historical Aerial Photos In Google Maps?

I have always been interested in how the cities evolved through the 20th century. Urbanism and urban planning came to the game and changed the way where streets were built, what buildings were built and how public spaces appeared. Old aerial photos are hard to find, only military or intelligence agencies did some aerial shots […]

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August 23, 2010 at 17:10 :: Filed under Internet, Musings :: [*] :: 1 Comment ::