[Image: Fresh Kills landscape masterplan by Field Operations, via Mammoth; "With 2,200 acres filled with 150 million tons of trash to contend with," Metropolis writes, "the challenge is making Fresh Kills public and safe, which means covering the garbage mounds with some four feet of fresh soil. The park would grow itself with cost-effective soil farms that aren’t eyesores." Read more at the Freshkills Park Blog].
Mammoth has posted a great list of the best architecture of the decade. It runs the gamut from groundwater replenishing infrastructure and Chinese high-speed rail to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault and the iPhone, by way of the Large Hadron Collider, Rome's Pontine marshes, and a library in Medellín (among others).
Blog del curso de diseño urbano (ARCH 4020) en ArqPoli del Profesor Oscar Oliver-Didier en el que se formulan nuevas herramientas de cartografía para tabular las distintas dinámicas que operan en la ciudad contemporánea. Las mismas luego se emplean como punto de partida para intervenciones especulativas dentro de diversos contextos urbanos.ArqPoli’s Urban Design course (ARCH 4020) blog directed by Professor Oscar Oliver-Didier in which new cartographic tools are formulated in order to tabulate the diverse dynamics that operate within the contemporary city. These are later employed as a starting point for speculative interventions inside diverse urban contexts.