Ideas for Sustainable Cities: The Ten Most Popular Articles from 2014

best of 2014

As the year draws to a close, why buck the blogosphere trend of looking back on the best bits? It’s been a pleasure to publish some fantastic posts this year, and especially great to see so many of them land in the most-read list directly below. I’d like to extend a special thanks to everyone who has contributed to TBC this year. The blog will be quiet for a few weeks to recharge the blogging batteries (otherwise known as visiting family over the festive season) so see you in January. Until then, why not enjoy the ten most popular posts of 2014 once again? Here they are from 10 to 1:


1. Five Ways to Develop Your Spatial Awareness Skills

Maybe readers of This Big City spend too much time getting lost, or maybe they just like to explore efficiently. Whatever the reason, this post picked up the most reads this year. If your spatial awareness skills are a little rusty, give it a read.

Welcome to the world of spatial awareness: a world that requires attention to your surroundings to grasp the city to its fullest. Some have it, some don’t, some know where that special alleyway is, while some are too scared of diverging from crowded streets for the fear of getting lost. Spatial awareness is both an innate and an acquired skill that needs to be exercised on a regular basis to boost brain activity and improve understanding of the world around.

Read the article here

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