THE CITY - April 2018 Valentina Gianera

Out of Breath

Written by Valentina Gianera: It was an everyday morning in Tehran. The sky was grey, sparked with clouds of snow and smog. Cars and motorbikes rushed in masses along the highways dividing the city into hundreds of parcels, turning…

THE CITY - April 2018

Trieste, August 1

Text and Photos by Laura Alexander: There was a particular café I walked past on a hot street. I looked in through the window and it was so dark and beautiful and old-fashioned and Viennese I didn’t dare approach…

THE CITY - April 2018

The More Things Change

Written by Christian Hazes, Staff Writer, and Phillip Morris, Editor-in-Chief: Technology has been a driver of progress, and those that manage this techno-, wired-, cybernetic-, smart-city believe technology is the only ingredient needed for progress.…

THE CITY - April 2018

Bridging the Urban-Rural Gap for Food Equity

Written by Abigail Hudspeth: The growing distance between rural and urban areas extends beyond our imagination. In reality, this distance has major impacts on society, especially on the way consumers value food. With the growing divide between rural and…

THE CITY - April 2018

Walls

Written by Chloé Gregg, Staff Writer: Car horns and bicycle bells echo outside the tall beige walls surrounding the Wisteria Lane-inspired houses of the compound. Absorbed in a game of spies - which involves a lot of pranks on…

THE CITY - April 2018

What can Brown do for you?

Written by Christian Hazes, Staff Writer: The picture painted here is the perfect epitome of how many know Compton: crime, poverty and perpetual gang violence. Aspects that are all vividly chronicled by the many rappers that the city has…

THE CITY - April 2018

MEUBILAIR ZIEK

Text by Dieuwertje Hehewerth, Artwork by Marianne Theunissen: Every few months a glitch in the Amsterdam recycling system reveals itself. I know it to be citywide because it has been seen, and remarked about, at several addresses. Perhaps it’s…

Jurek Wotzel THE CITY - April 2018

A City Grows Up

Written by Jurek Wötzel, Head Writer: When I moved to Leipzig as a child, the city was a dead end. Now, there are few places in Germany that investors have more faith in than Leipzig. It is a city…