Monthly Archives: December 2014

Happy (Skyscraper) City

Happy (Skyscraper) City

The book Happy City by Charles Montgomery is about how people can lead healthier, more sustainable and in all, a happier life in cities. As portrayed by the cover, the…Read more
#1 BIG skyscraper: Cross # Towers

#1 BIG skyscraper: Cross # Towers

Apologies for the confusing title, but you can blame the Bjarke Ingels Group for their acronym, and the winner for resembling a 3D version of a hash tag. This contest was…Read more
Greetings from Detroit!

Greetings from Detroit!

The other day, the Mail Online published a series of aerial shots about what has become of Detroit: "Skyscrapers give way to scrubland, farms and countryside". As much as Detroit…Read more
Skyscrapers that make you 3-Dizzy

Skyscrapers that make you 3-Dizzy

The idea of creating 3D imaging, or stereoscopy by having two offset images separately to the left and right eye is almost as old as photography itself. Below is a…Read more
Chicago Ascending

Chicago Ascending

Skylines offer a nice background for futuristic cities. Sometimes they make one up, or add some dystopian spice to an existing one. The upcoming Jupiter Ascending movie does both, as stills…Read more
Skylines named after cities

Skylines named after cities

One time when walking through a large shopping center in Hong Kong I was trying to find an exit but couldn't. The main problem was that I couldn't figure out…Read more

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Hail the Chicago Grid

One of the great things about Chicago is its sharp contrast between tall downtown and the low neighbourhoods surrounding it. This becomes apparent while standing on the Sears Willis Tower,…Read more
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