How to make an attractive city

What happened to attractive cities? This video from The School of Life explores the key principles for making visually appealing cities

Story by: The School of Life

We've grown good at making many things in the modern world, but strangely the art of making attractive cities has been lost. Here are some key principles for how to make attractive cities once again.

Video credit: The School of Life


Jul 10, 2018





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