Walk the lines
Can walking the city streets still be liberating, when every path is paved with literary quotations and artistic prefiguring?
Graffiti on the walls of Europe’s old churches reveals the real Middle Ages – a world far removed from knights and damsels
Streets with no game
Boring cityscapes increase sadness, addiction and disease-related stress. Is urban design a matter of public health?
It might be pleasing to dream of arcologies, mega-cities, and space colonies – but no one can design the perfect human community
Houses of the holy
Sacred structures needn’t be religious. Great buildings have a curious power to command reverence in any cultural setting