Re-Imagining Urban Space in Vancouver [Video]

Ali Butcher knows the built forms of our cities expose something about our values and priorities. In his TEDxJacksonville talk,  Redefining Space: Creativity and Sustainability in the City, Butcher first examines the shared historical narratives of Jacksonville and Vancouver, BC, and then charts where the cities’ values and growth patterns have diverged. Butcher challenges us …

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LA Light [Weekend Watch]

Photographer Colin Rich created this fascinating video of Los Angeles’ urban fabric at night.

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I sought out to capture the electric radiance of Los Angeles at night.

It took me 6 months of on and off shooting to finish this project and I’ve learned a couple things along the way.

First off, LA might be the entertainment capital of the world, but it sure is difficult to shoot around downtown without having homeland security officers, police, or security take notice and harass you. Know your shooting rights!

Shooting time lapses is a labor of love and a study in patience.

This video is dedicated to my Grandmother, Mary Johnson.