Two years ago, a handful of us Wayne State graduate students explored the concept of transforming the city of Detroit from the urban sprawl model that currently takes hold into an Urban Village model of small local downtown-like districts and greater population density. The result was a 43 page document exploring these options and case […]
This is amazing. The prospect of a project being approved by a city council, then fully built and implemented by the next council meeting is just wild in every regard.
If there was any question as to how China would populate the wilderness stretching between their southern mega city, we now have the answer. Hotels and/or apartment buildings like this one appearing overnight is yet another symbol of China’s booming economy and push towards modernization.
This is the world we live in, and I am amazed at how quickly urban change can now be a reality. Check out the full story at the Singulatiry Hub.
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