Every Friday, Lab | Log shares noteworthy recent stories from the worlds of urbanism, architecture, design, and beyond.
Video still: Vienna, Teaser Long Distance Art - Global.Studio.Vienna, 2013
It’s not every week that art is created using robots and satellite technology. More
Video still: Station to Station, STS – Los Angeles, 2013
How do you sum up Los Angeles in one minute? This video does it with dramatic sunsets, sprawling skylines—and a great bass line. More
Video still: Andreas M. Dalsgaard, The Human Scale, 2012
In Copenhagen, an annual festival has people dancing in the streets—just one more example of public space being used to improve urban life. More
Video still: Matthew Bate, The Mystery of the Flying Kicks, 2010
Ever wondered about those sneakers hanging from power lines? Filmmaker Matthew Bate invited people in cities around the world to call in and share their explanations of this mysterious urban phenomenon. More
Video still: Vocativ, The World's Tallest Slum: Caracas' Notorious Tower of David, 2013.
Venezuela's Centro Financiero Confinanzas—the skyscraper widely known as Torre de David (Tower of David)—has transformed into the tallest slum in the world. More
Video still: Spirit of Space, Art in the City, 2013.
The film Art in the City
reveals that Chicago’s vast collection of public art has played a defining role in creating the city’s identity. More
Video still: ABOVE, Timing is Everything, 2013.
"Timing is Everything,” the latest work by the Los-Angeles-based street artist called ABOVE, uses a shadow cast on the façade of a building to engage with a life-sized stencil of a break dancer. More