Combo Bike Park and Urban Garden Rolls Out For DesignPhiladelphia

October 16, 2013

Bike Park Philadelphia Bike Racks Double as Small Urban Gardens

I love stylish and sustainable multi-functional design. So does SHIFT_DESIGN who’s teamed up with their friends at Shake Shack Philadelphia to plant a permanent Bike Park directly outside the restaurant on the corner of 20th Street and Sansom Street.

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Outdoor Grass Rooms Transform Historic Gdansk Public Square Into Interactive Urban Park

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When the city of  Gdansk, Poland removed parking from its historic Targ Weglowy Square, the absence of cars presented a new urban planning and design opportunity that could simultaneously test public interaction within the square.

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A Connecticut Couple’s Pastoral Rental Home and Farm

October 1, 2013

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The first time my friend Leigh Scott and her partner Paul Hallgren drove up the driveway of their current Stamford, Connecticut rental property, they felt immediately at home.

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When they met 3 1/2 years ago, Leigh and Paul discovered that … Read More…

A Farm Dinner at Hancock Shaker Village

September 17, 2013

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As a crisp autumn-like afternoon last week turned settled into a cool evening, three friends and I dined with about 150 others at a long communal table on the farm at Hancock Shaker Village  in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, about 3 hours from … Read More…

Experiencing Girona Through Its Legends

September 11, 2013

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What I love about travel is that it is about more than place, it’s about storytelling. Through stories, we as visitors begin to absorb the essence of where we are, both historically and in the moment, and most importantly within … Read More…

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