Portlandia bike lanes WILD world

Manhattan Moves Faster with Bike Lanes

by: Blaine Skrainka

As a Brooklynite who got knocked clear of my single speed bike (a pedaling cliché, I know) whilst riding down non-bike-lane-protected street, I can attest to the at least perceived safety provided by our painted […]

Tags: bike lanes, bikes, Bloomberg, Cities, Green, NYC, The Wild Magazine, Urban Planning, world
suburban poverty WILD mag

Ding Dong the New Deal’s Dead: Poverty Expands to Suburbs

by: Kara McGhee

Poverty in the United States is stereotypically associated with racial minorities in urban centers. However, a closer look at social geography reveals a more complex situation: a majority of poor people are white and live […]

Tags: American Dream, Cities, Economics, Gentrification, housing market, inequality, Jia Sung, Kara McGhee, neoliberal, New Deal, Poverty, public housing, Social Justice, sociology, suburbs, The Wild Magazine, US, white flight, world
architecture WILD mag

Park Here

by: Meghan Skornia

Parking garages are a fact of life, even in barely urban areas. This necessity is normally accommodated quickly and without much thought, resulting in uninspired, unhealthy, and often dangerous spaces. Historically, parking garages have been […]

Tags: 1111 Lincoln Road, adaptive reuse, Architectural Record, Architecture, Arquitectonica, art deco, Arts, Buildipedia, Chia Pet, Cities, Design, Fort Lauderdale, Frank Gehry, Herzog and de Meuron, Lincoln Road, Matti Bower, Meghan Skornia, Miami, OMA, open air structure, Palm Beach, Park@420, parking garage, PartySpace, South Beach, south florida, The Wild Magazine, urbanization, Zaha Hadid
Smart Urban Stage, Smart Advertising, Green

Smart Urban Stage is Smart Advertising

by: Jonathan Newhall

On the whole, advertisements are not out there to make you think or to question how your society works. Ads are there to inform you about a brand, to sell you a product, and (if […]

Tags: Advertising, Berlin, Cities, Comp Lit, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Daimler, Jonathan Newhall, Mercedes, New York, Rome, Smart, Smart Urban Stage, Tel Aviv, The Wild Magazine