March 16, 2011

Design the hardest part first

My mother told me, when ironing a shirt, iron the tricky bits first. She was right of course. The broad areas flow away from the collar and cuffs, not the other way around. There are parallels […]
March 16, 2011

There is something you should know about me

March 16, 2011

Tsunami proof planning for cycling?

Until last week, I was thinking towns on flat planes should all be consolidated. A thick urban carpet, with circuitous streets to slow cars, and hardly any car parking, would naturally lead to high levels of […]
March 15, 2011

Bike Stations on Wikipedia

Left: McDonald’s Bike Station with Gehry’s Bandshell behind Thanks most of all to the efforts of this guy, Wikipedia features two nice entries on bikes stations, an introduction to the general concept, plus a list of […]
March 15, 2011

Latest fruits of my cool hunting

Gothenburg. Ah, the mere mention conjures thoughts of Swedish women (as do the words plate, helicopter and optometrist, but perhaps that’s just me). But from this day forth may the word Gothenburg (be still me heart), […]