Week 1. Hello everyone. I'm an architecture student from Mexico city. Above you can see the mental map of my city, which is an enormous city, therefore it is quite complicated to include every part of it. That's why I just included iconic buildings and important avenues. I also locate my house and university as reference places. This city is sorrounded by mountains and used to be a city on water, with lakes and canals everywhere, before Spain conquered this territory and dried it all.
WEEK#1 Hello urbanists, this handdrawn map is my neighbourhood in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I'm currently working on a project for urban living for semi-centennials (stadsveteranen) all over the world. As a graphic designer I'm new to the subject and find it very inspiring.
Assignment week 1. Hoi, my name is Nora and I'm from Vienna. I work in an architecture firm and I am studying smart building/ sustainable architecture. What I love about my city is that you can have both urbanity and nature, especially rare in a world capital.
Urban Design for the Public Good Week 2 assignment: A Public Good, The Botanical Garden of Hamma a.k.a The Test Garden Hamma is a 58 hectare botanical garden located in Algiers. Established in 1832 and considered one of the most important botanical gardens in the world.
Week 1 - Hi, my name is Maks, I'm living in Gdańsk and I'm studying architecture here. Map, it's a traced map, is focusing on the city main axis, which is going through whole Tricity(Gdańsk, Sopot, Gdynia). I wanted to show what is characteristic for Gdańsk, that it is located between the green hills and the water, in the form of the Gulf of Gdansk, what defines the urban system of the city.
(1st week) Hi, I am Karolína, an architecture student currently living in Finland, but born and raised in Czechia (middle Europe). This is a traced map of Beroun, how I remember it from my childhood. Besides some important places (brewery, school, bears, town gates etc), you can also see the relics of Beroun's evolution. It was funded as a merchant city on the crossroad of a trade path and two rivers. So it grew irregularly - following the river in one direction and merchant path in the…
2nd week (Public good): accessibility and connectivity (better citizens mobility, no barriers, whole city connected); image and comfort (safety - no cars=no fear, ecologically friendly - materials, decrease of pollution); use and activity (maps, signs, easy to use, always ready to use:cleaned in winter, lightened in night); sociability (highly used public space, increasing population health).
Week1- Hi, I am Vincent from Montréal. I am currently enrolled in a Master of Urban planning and design in Stockholm. Here is a mental map of my hometown. Montréal is great for its carelessness, sweaty summer days, freezing winters and its mix of French and English vibes.
WEEK 1 | Hello, I'm Jordan from British Columbia, Canada. I am an urban planner for the City of Richmond, where I also live. We're just south of Vancouver and the home of YVR airport. In fact, my house is almost between the two main runways! I look forward to learning more about the relationship between urban design and human health & behaviour.
My name is Nadin. I'm from Moscow. I'm a student of Moscow Architecture Institute. It is a traced map. Moscow is an ancient city with the radial ring structure. There is the Kremlin in the center of the city.
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WEEK 1 Hi, my name is Alejandra and I am an architect from Ecuador. My city is the third most important in the country and is Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This is a traced map in wich I wanted to show the diffrent traces that the city has.