February 21, 2011

Architect designed furniture from bicycle tubes

I knew this idea would not go away, so I left it idling in my subconscious. That is, until now. The idea is that and Charlotte Perriand’s and Le Corbusier’s furniture pieces do look very bicycle-like. […]
February 18, 2011

Placement of bike racks

Beside my usual philosophical musings, drawing on Plato and Freud, what I am about to say is almost too banal a thing to be said here, on Behooving Moving, the thinking gentleman’s bike blog. It is […]
November 6, 2010

Might buildings have bike ramps rather than lifts?

Woolworth’s building, NYC, 1926.       Unite De Habitation 1952                  The Woolworths Building, and tall buildings thereafter, owe their height to Elisha Otis’s plummet-proof elevator of 1852. A century later, Le Corbusier gave a tall apartment building wide […]
May 12, 2010

Cyclespace and Its Architecture

This is another essay being drafted live on the blog, with the view to publishing it as a paper or book chapter, a few weeks/months from now. Though I’m borrowing from previous essays drafted first on […]
May 7, 2010

Bicycle Space (photo essay)

Jane Jacobs would have said it’s contrived, has only one use, and is too vast for pedestrians. However, these greenways that are being made out of disused industrial land, along old train lines and docks, are […]