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Fresh snow + historical inner city = magic
Leiden, the Netherlands
It's incredible how architecture can completely transform the experience of a place. Urbanism and architecture are linked, yet we continue to act as if they aren't
In the small German town of Herrnhut they are actively working to shake of decades of communism&modernist architecture. And as a center of the Moravian Church they focus a lot on social work&the next generation. When expanding their popular schools this is what they do (thread)..
Which Dutch city is the most aesthetically pleasing?
Modern planning: There is so much left on the table in terms of efficient use of space.
This is by the way only one example; there's endless examples of how space is wasted on a massive scale. And it's not limited to the USA either.
this is how much of Seville, Spain would fit in the abandoned Qualcomm Stadium & parking lot in San Diego, California