Posts Tagged 'city'

Empty New York City

Glad most of the people seem to have electricity back in NYC! Timely, there comes the times lapse series “Empty America” produced by Ross Ching showing the most iconic cities in the states empty/without people.

New York

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Time-lapse drawing of Manhattan

Drawing by Patrick Vale: “I did it in about 4/5 days on and off, shot on iPhone so had to export alot of pics every half hour!”

Evolution of the New York City’s Street Grid, 1876-2013

Impressive find. Read the full article here.

Picture: A ‘South East View of the City of New York in North America,’ ca. 1763, by Thomas Howdell. The tallest spire is Trinity Church. (Museum of the City of New York)

Most liveable city: Zurich

Nice movie by monocle about Zurich.

For a small city, Zürich’s 50 museums, theatres and concert halls are a subtle hint that there’s more than beautiful architecture, clean living and stunning scenery in Monocle’s favourite city of 2012. A strict corporate culture with a village-style feel that means Zürich is a microcosm of a well-balanced city that larger neighbours could learn from.

How will you help build the city of the future?

The City 2.0 is a unique platform created by the TED Prize to allow citizens anywhere to participate in the creation of their City 2.0. It will become an ever-expanding network of citizen-led experiments, with the ability to scale successes and learn lessons from failures.

Google added 750 people to its Manhattan office in 2011

The internet giant has expanded heavily with 4 new NY offices and adding 38% more staff in the recent years, especially in New York City. After acquiring four New York companies and going on a hiring spree for its media and advertising arms, Google now has about 2,750 employees in New York City, a 38% increase from 2010, the company told The Wall Street Journal. Check out the new offices designed after the city below. Not sure if I could concentrate with all the playground around but certainly a great environment to foster ideas and creativity.

(via wsj)

a day in new york city, in miniature

Specular shots by Sam O’Hare and team. It is shot on a Nikon D3 (and one shot on a D80), as a series of stills.


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