Traveling the world as an adventure (or a luxury) undertaken by young adults has become a well-known part of life of today’s younger generations. Multiple blogs are filled with online diaries, pictures, videos, links, and other pieces of information that are shared with friends and the world wide web for various reasons. Rick Mereki, Tim White, und Andrew Lees have been on a six-week travel around the world and made three short movies with impressions from the eleven countries they visited. Each movie has been framed by a specific theme, and they all highlight (indirectly) many aspects of traveling the world and understanding its heterogeneity and complexity – both, as I would say, with regard to leisure activities as well as research. Continue reading
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by Vittoria Lena
“In ancient times cities arose along rivers and bays: firstly they built a dock, then a port and finally the city. It is now logical that the cities of the future will rise around airports” said the writer Alain de Botton.
It promises the evolution of cities in ‘aerotropolis‘, meaning the cities that are born in and around airports. Continue reading