EUR: The City Of Mussolini's Dreams

Place Rome ・ Jul 25, 2019

As most of the twenty-first-century metropolis, Rome is also caught between two incompatible contending realities: the vigorous energy of continuously expanding modern capital, and the inertia of ancient... Keep Reading →


ローマに滞在していた時のこと。猛暑のなか、街中に散らばる古代遺跡を訪ね歩き、最終的に、「古代もの」に若干うんざりしてしまった。古代ローマ帝国時代の建築と都市計画を全面的に売りにするのは良いとして... 読み続ける →

CityLife Shopping District, the Modern Heart Of Milan

PlaceCityLife, Milan ・ Jul 10, 2019

During our visit to Milan, we had a chance to explore citylife milan, one of the biggest urban developments in Europe. The district is located in the northwestern part of the city, and the development... Keep Reading →

Kujo-yu: a Japanese Public Bath Newly Renovated as a Cultural Hub

PlaceKujoyu, Kyoto ・ Apr 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 →

The Tragedies Of Mexico City’s Tlatelolco Housing Complex

PlacePlaza de las Tres Culturas, Mexico City ・ Mar 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 ・ Feb 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 →

屋外で音楽が楽しめる! メキシコシティの公園は「音」もデザイン

広場、駅、空港、商店街、デパート、スーパーマーケット、テ一マパーク、病院、学校など、私たちが普段接しているパブリックスペースには、さまざまな音や音楽が存在します。人々の話し声や雑踏... 読み続ける →

Little L.A. — Returnee Migrants' Hub to Start a New Life In Mexico City

PlaceLittle Los Angeles, Mexico City ・ Feb 3, 2019

It has become familiar with most of the western cities to have neighborhoods called "Little -". Little Italy, Little Tokyo, Little Greece just to name a few. These neighborhoods have historically functioned... Keep Reading →


欧米の大都市を訪れると、「リトル〇〇」と呼ばれるエリアがいくつかあることに、気づく人も多いだろう。ロサンジェルスにあるリトル・トーキョーのほか、リトル・イタリー、リトル・イスタンブールなど... 読み続ける →

Parque Coppelia, the World’s Largest Ice Cream Parlour In Havana, Cuba

PlaceParque Coppelia, Havana ・ Jan 10, 2019

In Havana, I felt confused with the blend of different architectural types, and beautiful yet overwhelming architecture of decadence. Cuba: Architecture and the Social Order helped me to get a gist of... Keep Reading →

Callejon De Hamel, a Site for Afro-Cuban Pop Art

PlaceCallejon de Hamel, Havana ・ Jan 8, 2019

Callejon de Hamel is a moderate size street that is hidden in Cayo Hueso neighborhood, and is one of the main centers of Afro-Cuban culture in Havana. The street is full of open-air galleries and public... Keep Reading →
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