Cyril Amourette

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Spaghetti Junction at 50: What lies beneath?

Spaghetti Junction at 50: What lies beneath?

The heavy sound of vehicles trundling overhead is impossible to ignore from beneath one of the UK’s best-known concrete structures, which turns 50 on Tuesday. Thousands of motorists travel through the Gravelly Hill Interchange on the outskirts of Birmingham at every hour of every day. Spaghetti Junction at 50: What lies beneath?

Et si on changeait de regard sur les banlieues résidentielles ?

Et si on changeait de regard sur les banlieues résidentielles ?

Le périurbain fait historiquement l’objet d’une certaine stigmatisation. Pourtant, ces territoires entre villes et champs recèlent un potentiel écologique méconnu en plus de favoriser l’émergence de sociabilités locales, comme nous l’explique Anne-Laure, lectrice d’Usbek & Rica. Et si on changeait de regard sur les banlieues résidentielles ?

Aerial Views of Mexico’s Dystopian Housing Developments

Aerial Views of Mexico’s Dystopian Housing Developments

In the early 2000s, the Mexican government launched an ambitious effort to build affordable housing for millions of the country’s most impoverished citizens. Lire la suite ici : Aerial Views of Mexico’s Dystopian Housing Developments

A 0 million ghost town in Turkey is filled with castles reminiscent of Disneyland — minus all the people

A $200 million ghost town in Turkey is filled with castles reminiscent of Disneyland — minus all the people

Near the small town of Mudurnu in Turkey’s northwest region sits Burj Al Babas, a ghost town of Disney-like castles. Source: Yes Theory, The New York Times The more than 500 homes all look the same, their blue-grey steeples and Gothic fixtures calling to mind the castles in Disney parks. Lire la suite ici : …

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