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Magasinn Kyoto: a "magazine" you can visit and stay

Interview Kyoto ・ April 25, 2019

Walking around Kyoto, I've noticed a number of new guesthouses and hostels popping up every so often. The city of Kyoto saw record levels of tourists in 2018, with 15.57 million foreign and Japanese visitors... Keep Reading →

Kujo-yu: a Japanese public bath newly renovated as a cultural hub

PlaceKujoyu , Kyoto ・ April 15, 2019

There is absolutely no better way to relax after a long day than soaking in a hot good sento - Japanese traditional public bath. While hundreds of sento have closed their business in the past decades due... Keep Reading →

Urbanist's guide to Bogota

Intro Bogota ・ March 20, 2019

I watched Cities on Speed: Bogota Change (2009) a long time ago and got to know a little bit about the famous mayor Enrique Peñalosa in the capital of Columbia. My knowledge about Bogota was although not... Keep Reading →

CICLO: Using art and culture for reappropriating our cities

InterviewCasa Barrio Tepito , Mexico City ・ March 19, 2019

"I am interested in urbanism in the way that it reflects our society. How we live in our cities is how we live in our society,” said Laura Reséndiz, an art director of CICLO. CICLO is a Mexico-based organization... Keep Reading →

Voices of the barrios: Bogota, Colombia

InterviewLa Familia Ayara , Bogota ・ March 2, 2019

The ninth session of the World Urban Forum (WUF9) in 2018 that took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was one of the most fruitful conferences I've ever attended in my life. I've met a number of quite interesting... Keep Reading →

The tragedies of Mexico City’s Tlatelolco housing complex

PlacePlaza de las Tres Culturas , Mexico City ・ March 1, 2019

I've recently watched a 2004 Mexican film Temporada de patos directed by Fernando Eimbcke. The movie depicts two fourteen years old kids and their "ordinary" yet adventurous Sunday in Mexico City. While... Keep Reading →

What should a public space sound like? Audiorama, a hidden gem in Bosque de Chapultepec

PlaceAudiorama , Mexico City ・ February 10, 2019

Chapultepec is one of the most important landmarks of Mexico City since the Pre-Columbian era. This large, over 686 hectares forest park is where Mexicans want to visit to enjoy a comfortable weekend together... Keep Reading →

Urbanist guide to Mexico City

Intro Mexico City ・ February 10, 2019

• It's a cliche, but architect Luis Barragán's former residence Casa Estudio Luis Barragán is a must visit for architecture lovers. • Founded by Mexican architect Fernando Romero, Archivo dieno y architectrie... Keep Reading →
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