April 14, 2011

Singapore!!!!

Yes, the mention of Singapore rockets me back to my first genuine job after graduating from uni, designing 24 storey flat blocks for Snr. Statesman Lee and his cronies. It’s also where I heard Jan Gehl […]
April 13, 2011

What does Jan Gehl ride?

Why, just like Dr. Behooving, Jan Gehl rides a Velorbis—though his staff do say he has BehoovingMoving set as the default page on all of their internet browsers. Anyone from Velorbis, if you see this, please, […]
April 12, 2011

Architecture can’t save the world, but…

Architecture can’t save the world. But it can make a world that’s worth the effort of saving. Honestly, would you bother saving a world with structures that looked like that, that, thing, one on the left? […]
April 10, 2011

Exposing class tensions wherever they impact on cycling

To we yuppies, the slow looking bicycle is as essential an accoutrement as the pooch, and clothes with paint splatters. Our desirable inner city neighbourhoods (please, don’t call them "suburbs") attract so many hermit crab types—you […]
April 10, 2011

The man who stole the world’s seat belts

Once there was a billionaire, who realized the greatest thing he could do for humanity, would be to correct the asymmetry between cars and gentler ways of getting around, such as walking and cycling, or riding […]