City Worlds

Lenny White - Big City (1977) [2017, Remastered Reissue]  Music

Posted by BlondStyle at May 8, 2018
Lenny White - Big City (1977) [2017, Remastered Reissue]

Lenny White - Big City (1977) [2017, Remastered Reissue]
Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Fusion | EAC Rip | FLAC, Tracks+CUE+LOG+Scans (JPEG) | 37:52 Min. | 273,15 Mb
Label: Wounded Bird Records (USA) | Cat.# WOU 441 | Released: 2017-09-26 (1977)

On his second solo album, Big City, Return to Forever drummer Lenny White leads an all-star cast on a jaunt through the diverse worlds of jazz fusion. The title track is a groove-oriented monster that unites the Brian Auger Oblivion Express with the Tower of Power horn section. While "Sweet Dreamer" is a soft ballad that features the singing of Linda Tillery, and "Rapid Transit" is a study in funk built around the bass playing of Verdine White, both songs benefit from the presence of Herbie Hancock on electric piano.

Dark Matters: A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at March 28, 2018
Dark Matters: A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City

Dark Matters: A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City by Nick Dunn
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1782797483 | 120 Pages | PDF | 1.1 MB

Dark Matters explores the city at night as a place and time within which escape from the confines of the daytime is possible.

New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at March 23, 2018
New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times

New Urban Worlds: Inhabiting Dissonant Times by AbdouMaliq Simone, Edgar Pieterse
English | August 7th, 2017 | ASIN: B074V15JD9, ISBN: 0745691552, 0745691560 | 192 Pages | EPUB | 1.37 MB

It is well known that the world is transitioning to an irrevocable urban future whose epicentre has moved into the cities of Asia and Africa. What is less clear is how this will be managed and deployed as a multi-polar world system is being born. The full implications of this challenge cry out to be understood because city building (and retrofitting) cannot but be an undertaking entangled in profound societal and cultural shifts.
Science Channel - Building Giants Series 1: Worlds Biggest Church (2018)

Science Channel - Building Giants Series 1: Worlds Biggest Church (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3200 Kbps | 42 min 29 s | 1.01 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

A build taking over 140 years finally nears completion, as the engineers and architects of Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia attempt to raise the six central towers that will make it the world’s tallest church. Already dominating the city’s skyline, soaring over 100 metres tall and attracting 4.5 million visitors each year, the stone towers will push the church’s height above 170 metres. Sagrada Familiar’s original maverick architect, Antoni Gaudi, died almost 100 years ago and many of his plans and models were lost, so the team must follow design clues helping them to realise Gaudi's vision.
Science Channel - Building Giants Series 1: Worlds Strongest Wall (2018)

Science Channel - Building Giants Series 1: Worlds Strongest Wall (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3250 Kbps | 42 min 1 s | 1.00 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Building Giants showcases how key technological innovations enable giant superstructures to be built. Footage filmed during construction along with CGI reveal the building process with astonishing detail. In Venice, Italy, a new 330-ton storm wall is one of the strongest in the world, and it was built to protect the historic city from disastrous flooding.

Common Space: The City as Commons  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at Dec. 5, 2017
Common Space: The City as Commons

Common Space: The City as Commons by Stavros Stavrides
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1783603283 | 256 Pages | PDF | 4.2 MB

How often do we consider the availability of shared, public space in our daily lives? Governmental efforts in place—such as anti-homeless spikes, slanted bus benches, and timed sprinklers—are all designed to discourage use of already severely limited public areas.

Channel 5 - Worlds Greatest Bridges: Series 1 (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Dec. 3, 2017
Channel 5 - Worlds Greatest Bridges: Series 1 (2017)

Channel 5 - Worlds Greatest Bridges: Series 1 (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2663 Kbps | 6x~43mn | 5.26 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Documentary series presented by engineer Rob Bell, exploring the history and construction of the world's most iconic bridges.

Soft City Culture and Technology: The Betaville Project (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Nov. 1, 2017
Soft City Culture and Technology: The Betaville Project (repost)

Soft City Culture and Technology: The Betaville Project by Carl Skelton
English | 2013 | ISBN: 1461472504 | 200 pages | PDF | 3,9 MB

Fungible Life: Experiment in the Asian City of Life  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Oct. 19, 2017
Fungible Life: Experiment in the Asian City of Life

Fungible Life: Experiment in the Asian City of Life by Aihwa Ong
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0822362643, 082236249X | 312 pages | PDF | MB
Chief Seattle and the Town That Took His Name: The Change of Worlds for the Native People and Settlers on Puget Sound

David M. Buerge, "Chief Seattle and the Town That Took His Name: The Change of Worlds for the Native People and Settlers on Puget Sound"
ISBN: 163217135X | 2017 | EPUB | 352 pages | 33 MB