Qatar University by Kamal El-Kafrawi
The building combines old techniques of traditional Arab architecture with new building techniques from the West.
A "sneckdown" ( combination of “snow” and “neckdown” - another name for a curb expansion) uses snow formations on the street to reveal the space cars don’t use. Advocates can then use these sneckdown photos to make the case to local transportation officials that traffic calming interventions like curb bumpouts and traffic islands can be installed without any loss to car drivers.
Where people run?
map by Nikita Barsukov - running traces
In the coming years, the pedestrian zone in the center of Brussels will be extended.
(see first picture: in green the current pedestrians streets, in red the coming ones)
It means that the look and the face of the heart of the city will be completely changed! The Mayor wants to follow the example of Times Square.
A group of people who live or work in the center came up with an idea of “Anspark” (a portmanteau word from the name of the main boulevard “Anspach”), and draw some plans (second picture).
If you want to read more about their plans and ideas here is the pdf where the image came from.
Concept for a bike storage system that takes up unused urban spaces.