Category Archives: Things I like

From “Indigenous” to “Muslim”

Samia Henni “In 1930, the French colonial regime celebrated the hundredth anniversary of France’s colonization of Algeria, known as Le Centenaire de l’Algérie française (Centenary of French Algeria). These colonial celebrations were held in Algiers and in other cities in

From “Indigenous” to “Muslim”

Samia Henni “In 1930, the French colonial regime celebrated the hundredth anniversary of France’s colonization of Algeria, known as Le Centenaire de l’Algérie française (Centenary of French Algeria). These colonial celebrations were held in Algiers and in other cities in

NYC Streets Metamorphosis

There’s nothing more dramatic than looking back five or ten years at Streetfilms footage to see how much the streets of New York City have changed. In this wonderful montage, check out the incredible changes at Times Square, Herald Square,

NYC Streets Metamorphosis

There’s nothing more dramatic than looking back five or ten years at Streetfilms footage to see how much the streets of New York City have changed. In this wonderful montage, check out the incredible changes at Times Square, Herald Square,

A web-platform to plan energy transition of cities’ building stocks

Accompany cities in energy strategy (ACCENT) is an Innovation project developed within the Climate KIC, Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership, working to address the challenge of climate change. ACCENT project started in 2014 with a proof of concept phase, intended

A web-platform to plan energy transition of cities’ building stocks

Accompany cities in energy strategy (ACCENT) is an Innovation project developed within the Climate KIC, Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership, working to address the challenge of climate change. ACCENT project started in 2014 with a proof of concept phase, intended

Net Zero Energy Housing

Energiesprong is a revolutionary, whole house refurbishment and new built standard and funding approach. It originated in the Netherlands as a government-funded innovation programme and has set a new standard in this market. The mission of Energiesprong International is to scale this

Net Zero Energy Housing

Energiesprong is a revolutionary, whole house refurbishment and new built standard and funding approach. It originated in the Netherlands as a government-funded innovation programme and has set a new standard in this market. The mission of Energiesprong International is to scale this

ECOWEEK in Tilburg

Some pictures from the past week, which I spent in Tilburg (NL) as an observer and reporter for Domusweb on ECOWEEK… updates as soon as possible! ECOWEEK is a non-profit non-governmental organization with the mission to raise environmental awareness and to

ECOWEEK in Tilburg

Some pictures from the past week, which I spent in Tilburg (NL) as an observer and reporter for Domusweb on ECOWEEK… updates as soon as possible! ECOWEEK is a non-profit non-governmental organization with the mission to raise environmental awareness and to

Favel issues

FAVELissues is a collaborative blog analyzing urban informality on a global scale. With such an interdisciplinary team composed of sociologists, architects, planners, economists, political scientists, academics and practitioners, and such an international body (US, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, India, South

Favel issues

FAVELissues is a collaborative blog analyzing urban informality on a global scale. With such an interdisciplinary team composed of sociologists, architects, planners, economists, political scientists, academics and practitioners, and such an international body (US, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, India, South