Bryant Park

This summer I visited New York. One of the loveliest surprises the city offered me was Bryant Park located in the heart of Manhattan, situated behind the New York Public Library in midtown Manhattan, between 40th and 42nd Streets &…

A Million More Public Spaces

The economy is eating away culture and creates emptiness. “Let’s bring back the vigor, surprise, joy and contagious excitement.” AICP’s founder Anindita Mitra contributes to Inspiring Cities’s UNFPA Culture Campaign. A plea for public spaces. Anindita Mitra is founder of …

Architecture, film and Rotterdam

A city consists of a pallet of buildings, streets, parks, views and enclosed areas. Places that tell a story, bring out emotions, are the stage for urban life. Drive on the van Brienoordbridge in Rotterdam and experience the skyline of…