Petra Kostinger

NY Times Tool: See How Stories Spread on Twitter

  The New York Times’ R&D team recently introduced “Project Cascade”. A new tool that visualizes the life of a news article in the Social Web. “Project Cascade” can track how stories spread on Twitter and allows for precise analysis of the structures which underly sharing activity on the web: […]

Moving Platforms: The railway system of the future?

Now that’s a big idea: Forget waiting for your next train. Simply change trains while in motion! British transport designers Priestmangoode have presented a concept, which connects local trams to a network of non-stop high speed trains – enabling passengers to travel from their local stop to another country without […]

When a train track turns into a park: High Line in NYC 1

The High Line in New York City is definitely one of my most favorite urban design projects. Originally the High Line was built in the 1930s, as part of a massive public-private infrastructure project. It lifted freight traffic 30 feet in the air, removing dangerous trains from the streets of […]