Montreal’s sidewalks are bringing music to the city, thanks to Canadian design studio Daily Tous Les Jours. The studio created sidewalk swings that trigger musical notes. When used by different people simultaneously, the swings can create wonderful melodies.
New York City’s extreme income disparities are notorious. But what do those disparities look like in the context of the Big Apple’s public transportation?The New Yorker incorporated census data in an interactive map tracing the earning range, from poverty to wealth, along each subway line.
Cyclists, here’s your chance to take some pro-biking action by placing your vote in this year’s Cycling Visionary Awards. Velo-city 2013, an urban cycling conference, will be held this June in Vienna, and will give awards to thirty visionary bike-related projects. Vote for your favorite proposal!
For designers, architects, and artists, urban buildings serve as inspiration to imagine and create new art. French artist Thomas Lamadieu’s art, on the other hand, is inspired by the space above the urban skyline. See Lamadieu’s playful drawings that look at the urban environment through a new lens.
Over the past ten years, Beirut has become well-established as a center for local and international street artists. In MOCAtv’s video, we meet some of Lebanon’s great street artists, who talk about the connection between the Beirut graffiti scene and Lebanon’s 2006 war.Have a suggestion for Friday links? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your link, first name, and where you’re from. We’re excited to hear from you!