Dizengoff – vibrant summer in Tel Aviv

The ‘White City’ in Tel Aviv probably boast the largest collection of Bauhaus buildings anywhere in the world, but, more importantly, it is vibrant heart to an energetic city that never sleeps and is always creating. At the heart of this city one can find the Dizengoff Square. This square is steep in architectural distinction: An original public open space included in Patrick Geddes plan. … Continue reading Dizengoff – vibrant summer in Tel Aviv

The economic dynamics of cities – Jane Jacobs

I have just finished re-reading one of the final chapters in Jane Jacobs’ seminal work The Death and Life of Great American Cities. As everybody even vaguely interested in the dynamics of our cities knows it is probably the single most influential work in the field of urbanism.It marks a before and after in the conceptualisation of how cities work and the benefits of city … Continue reading The economic dynamics of cities – Jane Jacobs