"Urban" Blogs & Blog Posts

Spotted by LocalsSpotted by Locals

A cityblog network by locals in 23 cities in Europe - with up-to-date tips

 
Mayukh's PhotoblogMayukh's Photoblog

capturing the best moments

 
Killian DubKillian Dub

Podcasts, singles, free album giveaways and more good stuff.

 
ArchitectureMNPArchitectureMNP

A blog devoted to bringing its readers as much relevant architecture & ...

 
The PhotohumouristThe Photohumourist

The photographic and filmic shenanigans of London based street photographer...

 


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For too long cities have been plagued by NIMBYism – people who chant not in my backyard. People who oppose change have held back communities for too long and now people are shouting yes in my backyard – YIMBY. In Toronto the rise of this...

Most people think living off the grid means living the countryside with your own well, reenable energy, and food source. The truth is that style of off the grid requires massive space to work (for example, a well needs a large area to collect water f...

Many western cities have laneways that originally were used for deliveries via horses and cart; today those laneways are under utilized. These laneways cannot always be used for housing or other normal city needs due to their limited size. They can,...

Bike lanes are amazing! They give users of the roads an area which protects emission-free bicycle riding. They bring local business lots of profits and they improve towns. Bike lanes are almost a panacea to the plight of current urban planning in Nor...

Bike share programs have taken the world by storm, more cities than ever before are using bike sharing systems as part of their transit solutions. Bike sharing allows for a mixture of bicycle rides mixed with mass transit. The popularity of bike shar...

The Norwegian capital of Oslo dealt with an interesting proposition of banning all cars in the city centre by compromising. At first business and some residents (only 30% of urban dwellers own cars in Norway) didn’t like the proposal at all cla...

Depending on where you live you may think streets are for people or for cars. The correct answer is that streets are for moving people and not built for the need of inanimate objects. In an interesting series of videos the Toronto Star’s Christ...