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Month: June 2022

Milan turned 250,000 square feet of parking into public space

Launched as part of Mayor Giuseppe Sala’s plan to make a more resilient and livable city by 2030, the piazza creation effort has been spearheaded by Bloomberg Associates, the consulting arm of Bloomberg Philanthropies. The program is being implemented under the guidance of Janette Sadik-Khan, who served as New York City’s transportation commissioner during Michael Bloomberg’s mayoral administration and who famously led the city’s conversion of street spaces into car-free public squares. Milan’s program replicates and builds on what happened in New York.Nate Berg (Fast Company)

Comer See: Eine fast perfekte Illusion

Alles ist von einer heiteren Melancholie bestimmt, als wären wir in einen Roman von Giorgio Bassani eingetaucht.Ulrike Maria Hund (FAZ)

Transatlantic Travel Rebound Faces an Unwelcome Slowdown

The surge in demand, however, comes at a time when carriers on both sides of the Atlantic are grappling with staffing shortages, forcing them to cut capacity. In Europe, widespread labor strife, including short-term strikes by cabin crew over pay, has left passengers facing long-lines and flight cancellations. That’s raising questions over whether airlines and even airports have enough resources to meet increased demand. Transatlantic traffic has already reached 85 percent of 2019 levels, according to aviation analytics company Cirium.Allison Lampert and Rajesh Kumar Singh (Reuters)

A gourmet revival of Sierra Leone’s bold flavours

I describe Sierra Leonean food as having complex layers of flavour. It surprises you in the same mouthful several times. It’s pungent, it’s strong, it’s punchy, but it also can evoke memories, I think. It always says something.Miatta Marke

The world’s most expensive cities for 2022

1. Hong Kong; 2. New York; 3. Geneva; 4. London; 5. Tokyo; 6. Tel Aviv; 7. Zurich; 8. Shanghai; 9. Guangzhou; 10. SeoulECA International

The Concrete Jungle Is Turning Green Again

Cities increasingly build bio-swales and rain gardens to replace stormwater pipes, and permeable pavers to edge out concrete sidewalks.Stefan Al

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