William H. Whyte put a bunch of time lapse cameras in 16 NYC plazas and 3 NYC parks, observing human behavior. As a result, he noticed many complex spatial nuances that seem trivial. To me, his book The Social Life of Small Urban Places attempts to explain why the ~vibe~ of some…
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issue 04 - how parklets are fixing this
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issue 03 - my notes from emergent tokyo: designing the spontaneous city
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issue 02 - short piece on how college campuses generate serendipitous encounters
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issue 01 - urban sprawl, human-scale streets, public spaces, experiments
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