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mapsontheweb:

Map of the world’s GDP density in 1999.
ToothlessShark:


Source: http://www.econbrowser.com/archives/2007/01/the_distributio.html

mapsontheweb:

Map of the world’s GDP density in 1999.

ToothlessShark:

(Source: mapsontheweb)

mapsontheweb:

Bronze map of Colonial Williamsburg
sir_mrej:


Picture was found on this blog site. because the picture I took of this turned out horrible.

mapsontheweb:

Bronze map of Colonial Williamsburg

sir_mrej:

Picture was found on this blog site. because the picture I took of this turned out horrible.

(Source: mapsontheweb)

sunlightcities:

Can an app help tourists be more like locals? 

The idea has since developed into Urban Buddy — an app that helps travelers draw wisdom from veteran city residents in real-time. Punch a question into Urban Buddy and a few minutes later a genuine local provides you with the insider answer.
Read more at Atlantic Cities 

sunlightcities:

Can an app help tourists be more like locals? 

The idea has since developed into Urban Buddy — an app that helps travelers draw wisdom from veteran city residents in real-time. Punch a question into Urban Buddy and a few minutes later a genuine local provides you with the insider answer.

Read more at Atlantic Cities 

time-for-maps:

Animated map of population and major cities since the beginning of humanity. 
builtenvironment:

skyscraper:

Dubai clouds

Sick, but what’s the story with the height policy?

builtenvironment:

skyscraper:

Dubai clouds

Sick, but what’s the story with the height policy?

(Source: geniusofthehole, via formfollowsbehaviorandurbanism)

The best indicator of urban quality is the number of jaywalkers.

I got a jaywalking ticket in the Gaslamp Quarter early one morning when there wasn’t a car in sight. The city’s attitude toward pedestrians is something we need to work on.”

Bill FultonCity of San Diego’s new planning director.
walksandiego, 12.08.13.

(via citymaus)

(via citylifechange23)

plasmatics-life:

Arctic paradise ~ By Daniel Korzhonov