Jan 22, 2015
Photo of the Week

Cable Car Photo of the Week: Pão de Açúcar

Photographer: Photo by Flickr user Jon Kristian Bernhardsen. About: A perennial favourite of the Gondola Project, the Pão de Açúcar (or Sugarloaf) cable car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was included in the Daily Mail‘s 10 most breathtaking gondola rides in the world back in October. This image is a good indicator of why it made the cut....

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Feb 13, 2012
Infrastructure, Urban Planning & Design

Boxing and Highway Viaducts – Ad-Hoc Urbanism

In the past, we’ve discussed the implications of creating aesthetically-pleasing elevated infrastructure (recall the Ranstadrail and Most Beautiful Elevated Transport Infrastructure). While these examples exemplify the capabilities of planned transit infrastructure, I believe informal uses (and their spinoff effects) may deserve a little more attention. One of the most inspiring case studies that I’ve come across...

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