“In a City” takes an intimate look at the cities we live in by the simple and solitary act of walking through them.
A great perspective of London’s street life from the top of a double-decker bus. Via Discovering Urbanism.
by moritz oberholzer
Who does not like looking out of the window while being in a bus?
Everything is shot handheld with an hd camera and a DIY 35mm adapter while sitting in one of those red vehicles of London.
The music used is by Ratatat and is called “Loud Pipes.”
8-Bit Cities make cities feel foreign yet familiar by bringing together the lo-fi maps of 1980s role-playing games and today’s web maps.
Earlier, I brought-you the Colour of Cities, features Flickr mash-ups. This week it is time to play with Goole Maps. Rorschmap is a Google Maps mashup by James Bridle that creates kaleidoscopic views of cities and other locations from around the world.
New York City
Note: The kaleidoscope works best in Safari and Chrome on Mac. Firefox and iPhones/iPads will struggle. Not sure about PCs.
- Rorschach’s New York ID (miksplace.wordpress.com)
This slideshow from Grist takes a tour of the top ten cities in the world for walking. The cities included are from a new list from travel publisher Lonely Planet and include Prague, Boston and Melbourne. From Grist: A great city is a great walking city. So which is the greatest…