Supporters and practitioners of the playable city movement will gather this week at a conference in Bristol, UK called Making the City Playable.
Sep 10, 2014 Guardian Cities
Artist Luke Jerram recently installed a 300-foot waterslide on Park Street in Bristol, UK. The "Park and Slide" event was massively attended and wildly popular.
May 9, 2014 Sustainable Cities Collective
In a week-long series of articles, Citiscope explores how Bristol's eccentric mayor aims to create “an exemplar medium-sized city.” With doses of fun, innovation and fearlessness, the former architect and businessman is changing the city's culture.
Jan 19, 2014 Citiscope
In what Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg calls a "dramatic power shift", England's largest cities have gained new powers to control their economies and transportation, reports Sam Lister.
Jul 6, 2012 The Independent
As high-speed connections to the Internet become increasingly crucial to the global competition to attract and cultivate the high-paying jobs of the digital economy, Christopher Mitchell explores the impediments preventing many communities from building the broadband infrastructure to support their economic development. Exclusive
Apr 30, 2012 By
Graffiti artists from around the world were invited to transform the brutalist post-war architecture of Bristol, England's Nelson Street.
Aug 26, 2011 Tim Maughan Books
The question of whether graffiti is art or vandalism is facing a vote in Bristol, U.K., the hometown of famed graffiti artist Banksy.
Sep 4, 2009 City Mayors