Sunday Fun

Trick Biker

Sunday Fun: The Bicycle Powered Car

Mounting a tandem bike to the front of a Honda to generate the power to operate the car has never looked so fun.

June 20, 2021 - Life OD via YouTube

Stockholm Master Plan 1962

Sunday Fun: What's a Collective Noun for a Group of City Planners?

Stephen Quinn, host of CBC Radio One's popular morning show The Early Edition, offered a prompt to the Twitterverse last week and inspired plenty of creativity.

July 26, 2020 - Stephen Quinn via Twitter

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

Sunday Fun: The Super Bowl in Atlanta on Social Media

Traffic and cars play a central role in the social media chatter surrounding the Super Bowl in Atlanta.

February 3, 2019 - Planetizen

Subway Sign

Sunday Fun: 'MTA Country' Video Game Recreates the New York Subway Commute

Spend your free time dealing with the frustrations of your commute, but in video game form.

June 3, 2018 - The Architect's Newspaper

Sunday Fun: A Tour of America's Largest 'Garden Walk' Event

Garden Walk Buffalo began in 1995, and in 2017 it's the largest Garden Walk event in the country.

September 3, 2017 - Garden with Diana

Subway Escalator

Sunday Fun: 91 Songs About D.C. Metro

This time the sound of music is the sound of the subway.

June 18, 2017 - Archinect

Violin

Sunday Fun: Visualizing the Vibrations of Five Miles of Fiber Optic Cable

This new visualization helps us see the unseen: the underground fiber optic cables that lie beneath campus at Stanford University in California.

May 21, 2017 - Victoria & Albert Museum

The Venetian

Sunday Fun: Spot the Real Architectural Icon Amidst the Fakes

Ersatz versions of architectural icons like the Eiffel Tower, the London Bridge, or the Statue of Liberty are popping up around the world. Are you ready to test your skills in parsing the real from the fake?

April 2, 2017 - The Guardian

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.